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AuthorKirkwood, John M. author
TitleCurrent Cancer Therapeutics [electronic resource] / by John M. Kirkwood, Michael T. Lotze, Joyce M. Yasko
ImprintLondon : Current Medicine Group : Imprint: Current Medicine Group, 2001
Edition Fourth Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1099-0
Descript VII, 490 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Current Cancer Therapeutics, Fourth Edition, written by more than 60 renowned authors, provides an insightful guide to the overwhelming influx of knowledge on an array of cancer types, as well as protocols for treatment and supportive care. Divided into four easy-to-read sections; healthcare professionals can easily find key data on pharmacokinetics, drug indications, and toxicities, plus concise summaries of epidemiology and comprehensive management guidance for complications such as hematological, neurological, and cardiopulmonary toxicities. Cutting-edge information, paired with a variety of professionally prepared tables and charts, makes this an unparalleled resource for all healthcare professionals working with this complex disease


CONTENT

1: Agents -- 1. Alkylating and Platinating Agents -- 2. Antimetabolic Agents -- 3. Biologic Agents -- 4. Hormonal Agents -- 5. Tubulin-Targeting Drugs -- 2: Specific Neoplasms and Therapeutic Protocols -- 6. Breast Cancer -- 7. Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer -- 8. Lower Gastrointestinal Cancer -- 9. Head and Neck Cancer -- 10. Lung Cancer -- 11. Melanoma and Other Tumors of the Skin -- 12. Sarcomas -- 13. Genitourinary Cancer -- 14. Gynecologic Malignancies -- 15. Malignant Glioma -- 16. Endocrine Cancer -- 17. Leukemia -- 18. Hodgkinโ{128}{153}s Disease -- 19. Non-Hodgkinโ{128}{153}s Lymphoma -- 20. Myeloma -- 21. Malignant Effusions in the Chest -- 22. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary -- 23. Aids-Related Malignancies -- 3: Supportive Care -- 24. Palliative Care -- 25. Myelosuppression -- 26. Gastrointestinal Toxicities -- 27. Renal and Metabolic Complications -- 28. Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Complications of Cancer Therapy -- 29. Neurotoxicities -- 30. Evaluation of Quality of Life in Cancer Clinical Trials -- 31. Systemic Manifestations of Cancer and Management of Systemic Paraneoplastic Syndromes -- 32. Malnutrition -- 4: Clinical Trial Data Collection -- 33. Clinical Trials: Monitoring and Reporting of Toxicities, and Evaluating Tumor Response -- 34. Synoptic Pathology Reports


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