The Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook
Here's a comprehensive, yet compact and practical guide to the care and chemotherapeutic treatment of cancer patients. It is formatted for easy access to drugs currently used to treat cancer. More than 85 drugs are presented alphabetically.
* Includes all major chemotherapeutic agents and combinations, as well as investigational and newly approved drugs * Gives you rapid access to the mechanisms of action, indications, metabolism, dose, administration, and toxicity * Tables, charts, and printed thumb tabs speed referencing * New information on high-dose chemotherapy protocols with bone marrow transplantation and stem cell support * All-new chapters on pediatric oncology and ethical issues in managed care
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Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology
Clinical Trials and Good Clinical Practice
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