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The Chemotherapy Source Book / Edition 4

The Chemotherapy Source Book / Edition 4

by Michael C. Perry
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The Chemotherapy Source Book, Fourth Edition pulls together all the current information on the chemotherapeutic management of cancer patients, including choice of chemotherapeutic agents, use of combinations, and toxicity of individual drugs. Organized by disease site, the book brings together pharmacologic and patient management information in one source that clinicians can consult for any question encountered in the delivery of chemotherapy.

This updated Fourth Edition includes new drugs as well as new indications for older drugs. Content has been streamlined to provide essential information more quickly for the busy practitioner. Plus, this edition is softcover for greater portability and convenience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781773287
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/01/2007
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES OF CHEMOTHERAPY: Scientific Basis of Cancer Chemotherapy, James K. Schwarz / Principles of Pharmacology, Antonius A. Miller / Norton-Simon Hypothesis, Larry Norton / Drug Resistance, James Goldie / Principles of Chemotherapy, Carl E. Freter / Clinical Trials, Barbara Barrett and Jeanette Linebaugh / Hematopoietic Growth Factors, Jeffrey Crawford / Biologic Response Modifiers: Principles of Biotherapy, Howard Ozer and Carla Kurkjian
ROUTES OF ADMINISTRATION: Intraventricular and Intrathecal Therapy, Victor A. Levin, Morris D. Groves, and Arthur D. Forman / Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, Maurie Markman / Continuous Intravenous Infusion Chemotherapy, Robert W. Carlson / Intra-arterial Chemotherapy, William D. Ensminger / Perfusion Therapy, William G. Kraybill / Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, James O. Armitage
MANAGEMENT OF DRUG TOXICITY: Oral Toxicity, Douglas E. Peterson / Dermatologic Toxicity, Susan K. Ailor / Extravasation, Gerald Clamon / Hypersensitivity Reactions, Clint Daniel Kingsley / Ocular Side Effects of Chemotherapy, Linda J. Burns and Mark A. Klein / Cardiotoxicity of Cancer Therapy, Justin D. Floyd and Michael C. Perry / Pulmonary Toxicity of Antineoplasic Therapy, Ramaswamy Govindan and Daniel Morgensztern / Gastrointestinal Complications of Chemotherapy, Joel Picus / Hepatotoxicity of Chemotherapy Agents, Paul D. King / Renal and Electrolyte Abnormalities Due to Chemotherapy, Irum Shahab and William P. Patterson / Neurotoxicity of Chemotherapy Agents, Frederick H. Hausheer / Vascular Toxicity of Anti-Neoplastic Agents, Donald C. Doll and Nasir Shahab / Second Malignancies after Chemotherapy, Alfred Neugut and Thomas Uldrick / Chemotherapy in Pregnancy, Donald C. Doll / Gonadal Complications and Teratogenicity of Cancer Therapy, Catherine E. Klein
DRUG ADMINISTRATION: Central Venous Access for Chemotherapy, Paul Dale
CURRENT THERAPY OF SPECIFIC SOLID TUMORS: Systemic Therapy for Advanced Melanoma, Clay M. Anderson / Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumors, Mark R. Gilbert / Chemotherapy of Head and Neck Cancer, Everett Vokes and Nicholas Choong / Lung Cancer, Nasser H. Hanna and Lawrence H. Einhorn / Breast Cancer, Carl G. Kardinal / Gastrointestinal Cancer, Chris Papageorgio / Endocrine Tumors, Stephen Graziano and Keith Goldstein / Chemotherapy of Genitourinary Cancers, Gary R. MacVicar, Deborah Bradley, and Maha Hussain / Gynecologic Cancer, Vince Herrin / Chemotherapy of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Site, John D. Hainsworth and F. Anthony Greco / Chemotherapy of Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Rashmi M. Chugh, Scott M. Schuetze, and Laurence H. Baker / Chemotherapy for Pediatric Solid Tumors, Barbara Gruner
CHEMOTHERAPY OF HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES: Chemotherapy of Hodgkin Lymphoma, Bruce A. Peterson / Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Philip J. Bierman and James O. Armitage / Acute and Chronic Leukemias, James E. Wooldridge / Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Bruce D. Cheson / Management of Myeloproliferative Disorders and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Ayalew Tefferi / Chemotherapy of Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Disorders, Nasir Shahab
APPENDICES: Chemotherapeutic Drugs, Michael C. Perry and Nancy F. McKinney / Combination Chemotherapy Programs, Michael C. Perry and Scott McGee / NCI Common Toxicity Criteria, Michael C. Perry

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