Side Effects of Medical Cancer Therapy: Prevention and Treatment

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Mario A. Dicato
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 3, 2012 - Medical - 654 pages
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This book is a comprehensive handbook designed for quick reference by medical oncologists on the side-effects of cancer therapy drugs, including the chemotherapeutic drugs. Organised by organ system, it will list the toxicity, side-effects and measures of prevention pertaining to each type of drug used in cancer therapy. The most dangerous side-effects will be given priority so as to alert the reader to their importance.
 

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Contents

Drug Interactions and Pharmacogenetics
1
Breast Cancer
29
Lung Cancer
119
Gastrointestinal Cancer Selection of Clinically Relevant DrugInduced Toxicities Encountered in Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment
139
Gynecologic Cancer
162
Genitourinary Cancer
247
Central Nervous System
293
Bone Marrow Toxicity Red Blood Cells
333
Lymphoma
447
Multiple Myeloma
458
Preservation of Fertility in the Cancer Patient
465
Cardiotoxicity
483
Toxicity of BoneTargeted Agents in Malignancy
531
State of the Art of Antiemetic Therapy
568
Side Effects of Nociceptive Cancer Pain Treatments in Adults
595
Totally Implanted Access Ports Indications and Prevention of Complications
621

Bone Marrow Toxicity White Blood Cells
365
Dermatologic Side Effects of Systemic Anticancer Therapy
381
Myeloid Malignancies
420

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