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Current Cancer Therapeutics

By John M. Kirkwood (Edited by), Michael T. Lotze (Edited by), Joyce M. Yasko (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 490 pages, 4th Revised edition Edition
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United States, 01 June 2001
The updated Fourth Edition of Current Cancer Therapeutics offers contributions by by more than 60 renowned authors. The book provides an insightful guide to the overwhelming influx of new information and knowledge on an array of cancer types, as well as protocols for treatment and supportive care. Cutting-edge information, along with with a variety of professionally prepared tables and charts, makes this an unparalleled resource for all healthcare professionals.

Table of Contents

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. Hodgkin's Disease.- 19. Non-Hodgkin'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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John W. Kirkwood, MD - Professor and Chief, Division of Medical Oncology, UPitt School of Medicine - Pittsburgh, PA

EAN: 9781573401760
ISBN: 1573401765
Publisher: Current Medicine,U.S.
Dimensions: 28 x 21.6 x 2.5 centimeters (1.15 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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