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Physicians Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2019Authors: Edward Chu, Vincent T. DeVita
Completely revised and updated for 2019, 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.
Addition of 13 new agents approved by the FDA within the past year and updates to new indications for several 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
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Principals of Cancer Chemotherapy
Chapter 2 Chemotherapeutic and Biologic Drugs
Chapter 3 Guidelines for Chemotherapy and Dosing Modifications
Chapter 4 Common Chemotherapy Regimens in Clinical Practice
Chapter 5 Antiemetic Agents for the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting.