Physicians' Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2020

Publication Year: 2019

Edition: 20th Ed.

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

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 978-1-28-419804-1

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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:

  • Addition of 17 new agents, 2 biosimilars, 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

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Chu, Edward; DeVita, Jr., Vincent T.
ISBN: 978-1-28-419804-1
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Oncology
Pharmacology
Language: English
Edition: 20th Ed.
Pages: 752
Year: 2019

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