Anthony J Scalzo, MD | Authors

Articles

Patient With a PIK3CA-Positive Tumors Exhibits Hyperglycemia Associated With Alpelisib

October 03, 2019

The approval of alpelisib in May 2019 poses a challenge to oncologists and their practices with the emergence of hyperglycemia as an AE associated with PI3K inhibitors. Managing the patient effectively requires a multidisciplinary team approach that involves counseling up front, monitoring throughout the course of therapy, and input and feedback from the team of oncologists, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, and dietitians.