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Title Cancer chemotherapy and biotherapy : principles and practice / editors Bruce A. Chabner, Dan L. Longo
Edition Fourth edition
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 879 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Clinical strategies for cancer treatment: the role of drugs / Bruce Chabner -- Preclinical aspects of cancer drug discovery and development / Paula Krosky [and others] -- Pharmacokinetics / Jerry Collins, Jeffrey G. Supko -- Infertility after cancer chemotherapy / Angela Bradbury, Richard L. Schilsky -- Carcinogenesis of anticancer drugs / Laawrence S. Blaszkowsky, Charles Erlichman -- Antifolates / Brian P. Monahan, Carmen J. Allegra -- 5-Fluoropyrimidine / Jean L. Grem -- Cytidine analogues / David P. Ryan, Rocio Garcia-Carbonero, Bruce A. Chabner -- Purine antimetabolites / Kenneth R. Hande -- Hydroxyurea / Luis Paz-Ares, Ross C. Donehower, Bruce A. Chabner -- Antimicrotubule agents / Eric K. Rowinsky -- Clinical and high-dose alkylating agents / Kenneth D. Tew, O. Michael Colvin, Roy B. Jones -- Nonclassic agents / Henry S. Friedman, Steven D. Averbuch, Joanne Kurtzberg -- Cisplatin, Carboplatin, and oxaliplatin / Eddie Reed -- Bleomycin / John s. Lazo, Bruce A. Chabner -- Antitumor antibiotics / Edwin W. Willems, Kees Nooter, Jaap Verweij -- Topoisomerase I-targeting drugs / Alex Sparreboom, William C. Zamboni -- Anthracyclines and anthracenediones / James H. Doroshow -- Topoisomerase II inhibitors: the epipodophyllotoxins, acridines, and ellipticines / Yves Pommier, François Goldwasser -- Asparaginase / Bruce A. Chabner, Alison M. Friedmann
Delivering anticancer drugs to brain tumors / Maciej M. Mrugala, Tracy T. Batchelor, Jeffrey G. Supko -- Food and drug administration role in oncology product development / Thomas G. Roberts Jr. -- Central venous catheters: care and complications / Rachel P. Rosovsky, David J. Kuter -- Pharmacogenetics / Jeanne Fourie, Robert B. Diasio -- New targets for anticancer therapeutics / A. Dimitrios Colevas [and others] -- Bisphosphonates / Matthew R. Smith -- Thalidomide and its analogs for the treatment of hematologic malignancies, including multiple myeloma, and solid tumors / Paul Richardson [and others] -- Inhibitors of tumor angiogenesis / Anaadriana Zakarija, William J. Gradishar -- Proteasome inhibitors / Owen A. O'Connor -- Molecular targeted drugs and growth factor receptor inhibitors / Jeffrey W. Clark -- Antibody therapies of cancer / David A. Scheinberg [and others] -- Interferons / Daniel J. Lindner [and others] -- Adoptive cellular therapies / Carl H. June -- Cancer vaccines / Glenn Dranoff -- Hematopoietic growth factors / William P. Petros -- Interleukins / Gheath Alatrash [and others] -- Harmonal therapy for breast cancer / Peter F. Lebowitz, Sandra M. Swain
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Antineoplastic agents.
Biological response modifiers.
Cancer -- Chemotherapy.
Cancer -- Immunotherapy.
Neoplasms -- drug therapy.
Antineoplastic Agents -- therapeutic use.
Biological Factors -- therapeutic use.
Form Electronic book
Author Chabner, Bruce.
Longo, Dan L. (Dan Louis), 1949-
ISBN 0781756286
9780781756280