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Chemotherapy regimens and cancer care [electronic resource] / Alan D. Langerak, Luke P. Dreisbach.

By: Langerak, Alan D.
Contributor(s): Dreisbach, Luke P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Vademecum: Publisher: Georgetown, Tex., U.S.A. : Landes Bioscience, c2001Description: 1 online resource (209 p.).ISBN: 1417526769 (electronic bk.); 9781417526765 (electronic bk.); 1597341827; 9781597341820.Subject(s): Antineoplastic agents -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols -- administration and dosage -- Handbooks | Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols -- therapeutic use -- Handbooks | Neoplasms -- drug therapy -- Handbooks | MEDICAL -- Oncology | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- CancerGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chemotherapy regimens and cancer care.DDC classification: 616.99/4061 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Chapter 1 Brain Cancer; Chapter 2 Breast Cancer; Chapter 3 Carcinoma of Unknown Primary; Chapter 4 Endocrine Cancer; Chapter 5 Gastrointestinal Cancer; Chapter 6 Genitourinary Cancer; Chapter 7 Gynecologic Cancer; Chapter 8 Head and Neck; Chapter 9 Hematologic Malignancies; Chapter 10 Lung Cancer; Chapter 11 Malignant Melanoma; Chapter 12 Sarcoma; Chapter 13 Supportive Care; Chapter 14 Hematology Drugs; Chapter 15 Chemotherapeutic Drug Toxicities and Mechanisms of Action; Chapter 16 Hematology/Oncology Drug Costs; Appendix--Miscellaneous Formulas.
Summary: This handbook is a concise, thorough, and portable reference guide to the multitude of complex chemotherapy protocols and other frequently utilized medications in the field of Hematology/Oncology. Its inclusion of commonly used oncology regimens, guidelines for supportive care during administration and sections on pain control, antibiotic use and antiemesis guidelines set it apart from other "chemotherapy handbooks."
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Includes index.

Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Chapter 1 Brain Cancer; Chapter 2 Breast Cancer; Chapter 3 Carcinoma of Unknown Primary; Chapter 4 Endocrine Cancer; Chapter 5 Gastrointestinal Cancer; Chapter 6 Genitourinary Cancer; Chapter 7 Gynecologic Cancer; Chapter 8 Head and Neck; Chapter 9 Hematologic Malignancies; Chapter 10 Lung Cancer; Chapter 11 Malignant Melanoma; Chapter 12 Sarcoma; Chapter 13 Supportive Care; Chapter 14 Hematology Drugs; Chapter 15 Chemotherapeutic Drug Toxicities and Mechanisms of Action; Chapter 16 Hematology/Oncology Drug Costs; Appendix--Miscellaneous Formulas.

This handbook is a concise, thorough, and portable reference guide to the multitude of complex chemotherapy protocols and other frequently utilized medications in the field of Hematology/Oncology. Its inclusion of commonly used oncology regimens, guidelines for supportive care during administration and sections on pain control, antibiotic use and antiemesis guidelines set it apart from other "chemotherapy handbooks."

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