Lippincott's Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook
This handbook is designed to provide quick alphabetical access to information on cancer drugs and drug administration. There are sections providing guidelines on safe drug handling and administration, the management of side effects, and home care, and there is a main section presenting alphabetically-organized chemotherapeutic drug monographs.
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