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

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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 authors
Preface
Sect. 1Therapy
1Staging tables and treatment recommendations3
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
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
2Chemotherapy programs231
3Toxicity grading311
4Chemotherapy dose modifications and precautions381
Sect. 2Chemotherapeutic agents
5Drug profiles419
Sect. 3Symptom control
6Gastrointestinal complaints475
7Pain assessment and general treatment guidelines493
8Management of selected symptoms499
Appendix table507
Subject index511

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