Companion Handbook to The Chemotherapy Sourcebook / Edition 2

Companion Handbook to The Chemotherapy Sourcebook / Edition 2

by Clay M. Anderson, Donald C. Doll, Vikas Malhotra, Nasir Shahab
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781742706

ISBN-13: 9780781742702

Pub. Date: 04/19/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Designed for quick reference, this handbook provides easily accessible information on the specific drugs and treatment regimens used in cancer chemotherapy. This updated Second Edition includes new drugs and combinations of drugs and reflects the increasing use of chemotherapy in combination with radiation and surgery.

The first section presents site-specific

Overview

Designed for quick reference, this handbook provides easily accessible information on the specific drugs and treatment regimens used in cancer chemotherapy. This updated Second Edition includes new drugs and combinations of drugs and reflects the increasing use of chemotherapy in combination with radiation and surgery.

The first section presents site-specific cancer staging tables, treatment recommendations, and combination chemotherapy regimens and includes chapters on toxicity grading, dose modifications, and precautions. The second section alphabetically lists all current chemotherapeutic agents and provides essential information on each drug, including interactions, toxicity, indications, and dosing. The third section focuses on control of side effects.

This edition is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781742702
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/19/2004
Series:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authorsxiii
Prefacexv
Section 1Therapy
1.Staging Tables and Treatment Recommendations3
A.Hematologic Malignancies3
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia3
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia9
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia16
Hairy Cell Leukemia21
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia24
Myelodysplastic Syndromes27
Plasma Cell Dyscrasias34
Hodgkin Lymphoma40
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma46
B.Solid Tumors55
Malignant Melanoma55
Adult Central Nervous System Tumors61
Head and Neck Cancer66
Thyroid Cancer71
Breast Cancer78
Lung Cancer89
Esophageal Cancer96
Gastric Cancer101
Pancreatic Cancer106
Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract111
Hepatobiliary Cancer116
Colorectal Cancer126
Anal Cancer134
Adrenal Gland Cancer138
Bladder Cancer144
Renal Cell Carcinoma150
Prostate Cancer155
Penile Cancer162
Germ Cell Tumors166
Cervical Cancer174
Endometrial Cancer179
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease182
Epithelial Ovarian Cancer187
Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors192
Adult Soft Tissue Sarcomas194
Ewing Sarcoma and Primitive Neuroepithelial Tumors200
Neuroblastoma202
Osteosarcoma206
Retinoblastoma209
Rhabdomyosarcoma211
Wilms Tumor215
Cancer of Unknown Primary Origin218
HIV-Related Malignancies223
2.Chemotherapy Programs231
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia231
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia235
Adult Central Nervous System Tumors238
Anal Cancer238
Bladder Cancer239
Breast Cancer241
Cervical Cancer247
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia248
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia250
Colorectal Cancer251
Endocrine Cancer254
Endometrial Cancer254
Esophageal Cancer255
Gastric Cancer258
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease259
Hairy Cell Leukemia261
Head and Neck Cancer261
Hodgkin Disease263
Kaposi Sarcoma268
Lung Cancer--Non-Small Cell269
Lung Cancer--Small Cell272
Melanoma275
Mesothelioma276
Myelodysplastic Syndrome277
Myeloma277
Neuroendocrine Malignancies279
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma280
Ovarian Cancer290
Pancreatic Cancer292
Penile Cancer293
Prostate Cancer293
Renal Cancer296
Sarcoma297
Testicular Cancer300
Pediatric Malignancies301
3.Toxicity Grading311
4.Chemotherapy Dose Modifications and Precautions381
DNA-Binding Drugs: Alkylating Agents381
Antimetabolites389
Antitumor Antibiotics and Related Agents394
Microtubule-Targeting Drugs399
DNA Topoisomerase Inhibitors400
Enzymes403
Hormonal Agents404
Biologic Response Modifiers407
Monoclonal Antibodies and Other Novel Agents407
Miscellaneous Agents412
Section 2Chemotherapeutic Agents
5.Drug Profiles419
Alemtuzumab419
Altretamine419
Amifostine419
Aminoglutethimide420
Anagrelide420
Anastrazole421
Arsenic Trioxide421
L-Asparaginase421
Peg-Asparaginase422
Azacitidine-NSC-102816422
Azathioprine423
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin423
Bexarotene424
Bicalutamide424
Bleomycin425
Bortezomib425
Buserelin426
Busulfan426
Capecitabine426
Carboplatin427
Carmustine427
Carmustine-Impregnated Wafer428
Chlorambucil428
Cisplatin428
Cladribine429
Cyclophosphamide430
Cytarabine430
Cytarabine, Liposomal431
Dacarbazine431
Dactinomycin432
Darbopoietin Alfa432
Daunorubicin433
Daunorubicin, Liposomal433
Denileukin Diftitox434
Dexamethasone434
Dexrazoxane435
Docetaxel435
Doxorubicin436
Doxorubicin, Liposomal436
Epirubicin437
Erythropoietin437
Estramustine438
Etoposide and Etoposide Phosphate438
Exemestane439
Filgrastim/G-CSF439
Floxuridine440
Fludarabine441
5-Fluorouracil441
Fluoxymesterone442
Flutamide442
Gallium Nitrate442
Gefitinib443
Gemcitabine443
Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin444
Goserelin Acetate444
Hydroxyurea445
Ibritumomab Tiuxetan-Yttrium-90445
Idarubicin446
Ifosfamide446
Imatinib Mesylate447
Interferon-[alpha]447
Interleukin-2448
Irinotecan449
Isotretinoin450
Ketoconazole450
Letrozole451
Leucovorin Calcium451
Leuprolide Acetate452
Lomustine452
Mechlorethamine453
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate453
Megestrol Acetate454
Melphalan454
Mercaptopurine455
Mesna455
Methotrexate456
Mitomycin C456
Mitotane457
Mitoxantrone457
Nilutamide458
Octreotide, Octreotide Long-Acting458
Oprelvekin459
Oxaliplatin459
Paclitaxel460
Pamidronate461
Pegfilgrastim461
Pentostatin461
Plicamycin462
Prednisone462
Procarbazine463
Rituximab463
Sargramostim464
Streptozocin465
Tamoxifen465
Temozolomide465
Teniposide466
Thalidomide466
Thioguanine467
Thiotepa467
Topotecan468
Toremifene468
Trastuzumab469
Tretinoin469
Vinblastine470
Vincristine470
Vinorelbine471
Zoledronic Acid471
Section 3Symptom Control
6.Gastrointestinal Complaints475
Anorexia475
Constipation475
Diarrhea476
Nausea and Vomiting476
Mucositis482
Xerostomia490
7.Pain Assessment and General Treatment Guidelines493
8.Management of Selected Symptoms499
Suppression of Menses499
Cough499
Dyspnea499
Fever500
Hiccups500
Hot Flashes501
Fatigue501
Sleep-Wake Disturbances502
Appendix Table507
Subject Index511

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