Physicians' Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2021

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Author: Edward Chu, MD, FACP, Vincent DeVita, Jr., MD
Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2022
ISBN 10: 1284230139
ISBN 13: 9781284230130
eISBN: 9781284230284
Edition: 21st
Description:
Completely revised and updated for 2021, the Physicians™ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalogue of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens--both on- and off-label--for the treatment of all the major cancers. Key Features: *Addition of 16 new agents and several new supplemental indications that have all been approved by the FDA within the past year *Updated new indications for previously approved agents *Indications, drug doses and schedules, toxicities, and special considerations for each agent expanded and revised *A specific chapter focused on antiemetic treatment regimens for both acute and delayed nausea/vomiting *Diagrams of drug structures and pathways for many of the agents *A comprehensive discussion of clinical pharmacology, special considerations, indications, and dosages *Covers toxicity and drug--“drug interactions *A section on chemotherapy regimens for all major cancers *Provides an overview of the basic principles of cancer drug therapy
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