Author(s): Edward Chu, Vincent T. DeVita Jr.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, Year: 2021
Completely revised and updated for 2021, the Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalogue of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens—both on- and off-label—for the treatment of all the major cancers.
Addition of 16 new agents and several new supplemental indications that have all been approved by the FDA within the past year
Updated new indications for previously approved agents
Indications, drug doses and schedules, toxicities, and special considerations for each agent expanded and revised
A specific chapter focused on antiemetic treatment regimens for both acute and delayed nausea/vomiting
Diagrams of drug structures and pathways for many of the agents
A comprehensive discussion of clinical pharmacology, special considerations, indications, and dosages
Covers toxicity and drug–drug interactions
A section on chemotherapy regimens for all major cancers
Provides an overview of the basic principles of cancer drug therapy