Physicians' Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2019

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 19th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Chu, Edward; Devita, Jr., Vincent T.

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 978-1-28-416847-1

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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.

Features and Benefits

  • 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


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Chu, Edward; Devita, Jr., Vincent T.
ISBN: 978-1-28-416847-1
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 19th Ed.
Pages: 694
Year: 2018

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