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Author Khleif, Samir N., author

Title Skeel's Handbook of Cancer Therapy / Samir N. Khleif, Olivier Rixe, Roland T. Skeel
Edition Ninth edition
Published Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] : Wolters Kluwer, 2016
©2016
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Contents Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contributors -- Preface -- Contents -- SECTION I: BASIC PRINCIPLES AND CONSIDERATIONS OF RATIONAL CHEMOTHERAPY AND MOLECULAR TARGETED THERAPY -- 1. Biologic and Pharmacologic Basis of Cancer Chemotherapy -- 2. Biologic Basis of Molecular Targeted Therapy -- 3. Principles of Cancer Immunotherapy -- 4. Systematic Assessment of the Patient With Cancer and Consequences of Treatment -- 5. Selection of Treatment for the Patient With Cancer -- SECTION II: MEDICAL THERAPIES OF HUMAN CANCER -- 6. Carcinomas of the Head and Neck -- 7. Carcinoma of the Lung -- 8. Carcinomas of the Gastrointestinal Tract -- 9. Carcinomas of the Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, and Bile Ducts -- 10. Carcinoma of the Breast -- 11. Gynecologic Cancer -- 12. Urologic and Male Genital Cancers -- 13. Kidney Cancer -- 14. Endocrine Cancers -- 15. Melanomas and Other Cutaneous Malignancies -- 16. Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumors -- 17. Soft-Tissue Sarcomas -- 18. Bone Sarcomas -- 19. Acute Leukemias -- 20. Chronic Leukemias -- 21. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and Myelodysplastic Syndromes -- 22. Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 23. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 24. Multiple Myeloma, Other Plasma Cell Disorders, and Primary Amyloidosis -- 25. Metastatic Cancer of Unknown Origin -- SECTION III: SUPPORTIVE CARE OF PATIENTS WITH CANCER -- 26. Side Effects of Chemotherapy -- 27. Side Effects of Immune Therapy -- SECTION IV: CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AND MOLECULAR TARGETED AGENTS AND THEIR USE -- 28. Classification, Use, and Toxicity of Clinically Useful Chemotherapy and Molecular Targeted Therapy -- Index
Notes Includes index
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Subject Tumors -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Rixe, Olivier, author
Skeel, Roland T., author
ISBN 1496353390
9781496353399 (e-book)