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Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2020Authors: Edward Chu, Vincent T. DeVita
Completely revised and updated for 2020, 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.
Features and Benefits
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