Thoroughly revised and reformatted, the sixth edition of Cancer Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy and Biotherapy
reflects recent significant changes in cancer treatment. This newly streamlined edition contains full-color illustrations, more tables for quick reference, and new immunotherapy and molecular targeted therapy content that brings you fully up to date with the state of the art in all current cancer therapies.
Provides thorough, comprehensive coverage of the scientific and clinical aspects of immunotherapy, biotherapy, and chemotherapy.
Includes significantly expanded information on immunotherapy and molecular targeted therapy, as well as the latest information on all drugs and biological agents-their mechanisms of action, interactions with other agents, toxicities, side effects, and mechanisms of resistance.
Features a new, full-color format, a newly streamlined presentation. and more tables and figures throughout for quick access to high-yield information.
Explains the rationale for use of drugs in specific schedules and combinations and offers guidelines for dose adjustment in specific situations.
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Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech. "This edition of a hugely successful overview of the scientific and clinical aspects of chemotherapy, biotherapy, and immunotherapy reflects the great changes in the field in recent years. The book also includes a discussion of hormone antagonists used for the two most common hormone-dependent cancers, breast and prostate.
The main purpose is to provide the latest information in this area, especially with regards to the basic principles and mechanisms of various commonly used therapeutic approaches in medical oncology. While there are other books on the subject, the main idea here is to provide a comprehensive view of the multiple treatment approaches.
The book is intended primarily for medical oncologists and trainees including students, residents and fellows interested in medical oncology. The book may also be well suited for scientists as well as advanced graduate students working on cancer treatment.
The 34 chapters are conveniently organized into five broad sections. The first section, by far the biggest, covers the basic principles of cancer treatment in the first 18 chapters. Chapters 1-6 each cover the basic aspects such as the role of drugs in cancer treatment, target identification, drug deve
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