Targeted Cancer Therapy: A Handbook For Nurses

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Wilkes, Gail M.

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 978-0-76-377211-6

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 76

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An essential guide for nurses interested in the latest discoveries in oncology

Covering the most recent treatment option of transforming cancer into a chronic illness, this book provides nurses with the information they need to understand this and future developments in the field. This comprehensive but easy-to-understand text takes nurses through foundational concepts in cell and normal biology that are crucial to understanding cancer and targeted therapy.

Featuring relevant analogies and easy-to-follow discussions on malignant transformation, metastases, cellular pathways, and toxicities, this one-of-a-kind text enables nurses to quickly get up to speed on key topics and develop care plans for oncology patients. Accessible, comprehensive, informative, Targeted Cancer Therapy is a must-read for every oncology nurse.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Wilkes, Gail M.
ISBN: 978-0-76-377211-6
Specialty:
Oncology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 354
Year: 2009
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 76

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