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Tumor Staging Sample Scenario Mrs. dela Torre is admitted to your unit following a simple mastectomy for breast cancer. The tumor was staged as a T2, N0, M0. Estrogen & progesterone receptors were negative. A bone scan was negative for metastasis. She is scheduled for 4 chemotherapy treatments, 3 weeks apart. The medications prescribed are high doses of doxorubicin (Adriamycin) and cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan). 1. What does the staging of Mrs. dela Torre's tumor mean?
2. What is the specific drug classification of the afore-cited anti-cancer drugs?
3. What are the major adverse effects of her medications should you look for?

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