Publication Year: 2001
Authors/Editor: Rieger, Trahan Paula
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Designed for both the oncology nurse who is a novice in biotherapy as well as the nurse with an expertise in this area, the second edition provides a thorough understanding of the biological basis and clinical indications for biotherapeutic treatments.
Key features of this second edition include:
* Major Categories of Biological Agents has undergone extensive revision to include new approvals and new avenues of clinical research.
* Tables provide a quick overview of regulatory approvals for biological agents both within and outside of oncology.
* Expanded section on biological agents with regulatory approval that do not fall under the major agent categories, and includes immunomodulators.
* New chapters on retinoids, vaccines, and gene therapy.
Biotherapy: A Comprehensive Overview