Side Effects of Medical Cancer Therapy [electronic resource] : Prevention and Treatment / edited by Mario A. Dicato, Eric Van Cutsem
- Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
- 2nd ed. 2018.
- Physical Description:
- X, 513 pages 31 illustrations, 18 illustrations in color : online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Dicato, Mario A., Cutsem, Eric van, and SpringerLink (Online service)
- 1. Drug Interactions and Pharmacogenetics -- 2. Breast Cancer -- 3. Lung Cancer -- 4. Gastrointestinal Cancer: Selection of Clinically Relevant Drug-Induced Toxicities Encountered in Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment -- 5. Gynecologic Cancer -- 6. Side Effects of Medical Cancer Therapy in Genito-Urinary Malignancies -- 7. Central Nervous System -- 8. Myeloid Malignancies -- 9. Lymphoma -- 10. Multiple Myeloma -- 11. Dermatologic Side Effects of Systemic Targeted Anticancer Therapy -- 12. Immune Check Point Inhibition -- 13. Preservation of Fertility in the Cancer Patient -- 14. Cardiotoxicity -- 15. Bone Marrow Toxicity: Red Blood Cells -- 16. Bone Marrow Toxicity: White Blood Cells -- 17. Toxicity of Bone-Targeted Agents in Malignancy -- 18. State of the Art of Antiemetic Therapy -- 19. Side Effects of Nociceptive Cancer Pain Treatments in Adults -- 20. Totally Implanted Access Ports: Indications and Prevention of Complications. .
- This is the second edition of a well-received book that reflects the state of the art in cancer medical therapies and their side-effects, including immunotherapy and chemotherapeutic drugs. All chapters have been fully updated to include all the latest progress in drug discovery such as targeted therapies for each cancer type. From issues such as preservation of fertility to antiemetic therapy the book provides a very comprehensive overview of the field. The book includes a new chapter on immuno-oncology drugs. Organised by organ system, it lists the toxicity, side-effects and measures of prevention pertaining to each type of drug used in cancer therapy. The most dangerous side-effects are priority so as to alert the reader to their importance. Designed for quick reference in the clinical setting this book is primarily aimed at established medical oncologists but will also appeal to junior doctors, trainees, pharmacists and nurses.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- text file PDF
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