Harrison's Manual of Oncology

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9780071411899: Harrison's Manual of Oncology

The full spectrum of oncology medications -- backed by the authority of Harrison's!

From today's leading clinicians in cancer care comes this comprehensive yet portable guide to the major chemotherapeutic and supportive care agents in oncology. Full of never-before-published content, this invaluable clinical companion features numerous tables and a concise, outline-oriented text, making it ideal for reference at a glance.

Features::
  • A complete overview of all medications used in cancer care, including hormonal agents and biologic response modifiers
  • Tables and templated format clearly highlight each drug and its companion regimen
  • Clinically relevant and prescriptive approach emphasizes precise dosing regimens and potential combinations for tailoring multi-drug regimens
  • Section on supportive and palliative care
  • A review of high-dose therapy and bone marrow transplant
  • Content that goes beyond the treatment of primary or metastatic disease to encompass the treatment of all therapeutic complications

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About the Author:

Bruce A. Chabner, MD, Clinical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; Associate Director of Clinical Services, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Thomas J. Lynch, Jr., MD is Chief, Hematology-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Dan L. Longo, AB,MD, FACP, Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda and Baltimore, Maryland

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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2007. Softcover. Book Condition: New. First edition. The full spectrum of oncology medications -- backed by the authority of Harrison`s! From today`s leading clinicians in cancer care comes this comprehensive yet portable guide to the major chemotherapeutic and supportive care agents in oncology. Full of never-before-published content, this invaluable clinical companion features numerous tables and a concise, outline-oriented text, making it ideal for reference at a glance. Features:: A complete overview of all medications used in cancer care, including hormonal agents and biologic response modifiers Tables and templated format clearly highlight each drug and its companion regimen Clinically relevant and prescriptive approach emphasizes precise dosing regimens and potential combinations for tailoring multi-drug regimens Section on supportive and palliative care A review of high-dose therapy and bone marrow transplant Content that goes beyond the treatment of primary or metastatic disease to encompass the treatment of all therapeutic complications Table of contents Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Introduction to Cancer Pharmacology, Bruce A. Chabner Section 1: Classes of Drugs 1. Antimetabolites: Fluoropyrimidines and Other Agents, Bruce A. Chabner 2. Antifolates, Bruce A. Chabner 3. The Taxanes and Their Derivatives, Hamza Mujagic and Bruce A. Chabner 4. Vinca Alkaloids, Bruce A. Chabner 5. Topoisomerase Inhibitors: Camptothecins, Anthracyclines, and Etoposide, Dan Zuckerman and Bruce A. Chabner 6. Adduct-Forming Agents: Alkylating Agents and Platinum Analogs, Bruce A. Chabner 7. Thalidomide and Its Analogs, Hamza Mujagic 8. Bleomycin, Bruce A. Chabner 9. L-Asparaginase, Bruce A. Chabner 10. Molecular Targeted Drugs, Jeffrey W. Clark 11. Differentiating Agents, Bruce A. Chabner Section 2: Hormonal Agents 12. Hormonal Agents: Antiestrogens, Kathrin Strasser-Weippl and Paul E. Goss 13. Antiandrogen Therapy, Bruce A. Chabner Section 3: Biologic Response Modifiers 14. Interferons, Dan L. Longo 15. Cytokines, Growth Factors, and Immune-Based Interventions, Dan L. Longo 16. Monoclonal Antibodies in Cancer Treatment, Dan L. Longo Section 4: Supportive Care 17. Bisphosphonates, Matthew R. Smith 18. Febrile Neutropenia, Mark C. Poznansky and Fabrizio Vianello 19. Anemia, James E. Bradner 20. Cancer and Coaguloapthy, Rachel P.G. Rosovsky 21. Metabolic Emergencies in Oncology, Elizabeth Trice and Ephraim Paul Hochberg 22. Pain Management, Juliet Jacobsen and Vicki Jackson 23. Comprehensive End-of-Life Care, Jennifer Temel 24. Depression, Anxiety, and Fatigue, William F. Pirl 25. Respiratory Emergencies, Tracey Evans Section 5: Myeloid Malignancies 26. Myeloid Malignancies, Karen Ballen Section 6: Lymphoid Malignancies 27. Hodgkin`s Disease, Dan L. Longo 28. Non-Hodgkin`s Lymphoma, Yi-Bin Chen and Ephraim Paul Hochberg 29. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Lymphoma, Eyal C. Attar and Janet E. Murphy 30. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Philip C. Amrein 31. Plasma Cell Disorders, Noopur Raje and Dan L. Longo Section 7: Myelodysplastic Syndromes 32. Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Eyal C. Attar Section 8: Myeloproliferative Syndromes 33. Polycythemia Vera, Jerry L. Spivak 34. Idiopathic Myelofibrosis, Jerry L. Spivak 35. Essential Thrombocytosis, Jerry L. Spivak Section 9: High-Dose Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplant 36. High-Dose Chemotherapy, Yi-Bin Chen 37. Bone Marrow Transplantation, Thomas R. Spitzer Section 10: GU Oncology 38. Renal Cell Carcinoma, Abraham B. Schwarzberg and M. Dror Michaelson 39. Localized Prostate Cancers, John J. Coen and Douglas M. Dahl 40. Testicular Cancer, Timothy Gilligan 41. Bladder Cancer, Donald S. Kaufman 42. Advanced Prostate Cancer, Matthew R. Smith Section 11: GI Oncology 43. Esophageal Cancer, Geoffrey Liu 44. Gastric Cancer, Lawrence Printed Pages: 644. Bookseller Inventory # 42435

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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2007. Softcover. Book Condition: New. First edition. The full spectrum of oncology medications -- backed by the authority of Harrison`s! From today`s leading clinicians in cancer care comes this comprehensive yet portable guide to the major chemotherapeutic and supportive care agents in oncology. Full of never-before-published content, this invaluable clinical companion features numerous tables and a concise, outline-oriented text, making it ideal for reference at a glance. Features:: A complete overview of all medications used in cancer care, including hormonal agents and biologic response modifiers Tables and templated format clearly highlight each drug and its companion regimen Clinically relevant and prescriptive approach emphasizes precise dosing regimens and potential combinations for tailoring multi-drug regimens Section on supportive and palliative care A review of high-dose therapy and bone marrow transplant Content that goes beyond the treatment of primary or metastatic disease to encompass the treatment of all therapeutic complications Table of contents Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Introduction to Cancer Pharmacology, Bruce A. Chabner Section 1: Classes of Drugs 1. Antimetabolites: Fluoropyrimidines and Other Agents, Bruce A. Chabner 2. Antifolates, Bruce A. Chabner 3. The Taxanes and Their Derivatives, Hamza Mujagic and Bruce A. Chabner 4. Vinca Alkaloids, Bruce A. Chabner 5. Topoisomerase Inhibitors: Camptothecins, Anthracyclines, and Etoposide, Dan Zuckerman and Bruce A. Chabner 6. Adduct-Forming Agents: Alkylating Agents and Platinum Analogs, Bruce A. Chabner 7. Thalidomide and Its Analogs, Hamza Mujagic 8. Bleomycin, Bruce A. Chabner 9. L-Asparaginase, Bruce A. Chabner 10. Molecular Targeted Drugs, Jeffrey W. Clark 11. Differentiating Agents, Bruce A. Chabner Section 2: Hormonal Agents 12. Hormonal Agents: Antiestrogens, Kathrin Strasser-Weippl and Paul E. Goss 13. Antiandrogen Therapy, Bruce A. Chabner Section 3: Biologic Response Modifiers 14. Interferons, Dan L. Longo 15. Cytokines, Growth Factors, and Immune-Based Interventions, Dan L. Longo 16. Monoclonal Antibodies in Cancer Treatment, Dan L. Longo Section 4: Supportive Care 17. Bisphosphonates, Matthew R. Smith 18. Febrile Neutropenia, Mark C. Poznansky and Fabrizio Vianello 19. Anemia, James E. Bradner 20. Cancer and Coaguloapthy, Rachel P.G. Rosovsky 21. Metabolic Emergencies in Oncology, Elizabeth Trice and Ephraim Paul Hochberg 22. Pain Management, Juliet Jacobsen and Vicki Jackson 23. Comprehensive End-of-Life Care, Jennifer Temel 24. Depression, Anxiety, and Fatigue, William F. Pirl 25. Respiratory Emergencies, Tracey Evans Section 5: Myeloid Malignancies 26. Myeloid Malignancies, Karen Ballen Section 6: Lymphoid Malignancies 27. Hodgkin`s Disease, Dan L. Longo 28. Non-Hodgkin`s Lymphoma, Yi-Bin Chen and Ephraim Paul Hochberg 29. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Lymphoma, Eyal C. Attar and Janet E. Murphy 30. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Philip C. Amrein 31. Plasma Cell Disorders, Noopur Raje and Dan L. Longo Section 7: Myelodysplastic Syndromes 32. Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Eyal C. Attar Section 8: Myeloproliferative Syndromes 33. Polycythemia Vera, Jerry L. Spivak 34. Idiopathic Myelofibrosis, Jerry L. Spivak 35. Essential Thrombocytosis, Jerry L. Spivak Section 9: High-Dose Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplant 36. High-Dose Chemotherapy, Yi-Bin Chen 37. Bone Marrow Transplantation, Thomas R. Spitzer Section 10: GU Oncology 38. Renal Cell Carcinoma, Abraham B. Schwarzberg and M. Dror Michaelson 39. Localized Prostate Cancers, John J. Coen and Douglas M. Dahl 40. Testicular Cancer, Timothy Gilligan 41. Bladder Cancer, Donald S. Kaufman 42. Advanced Prostate Cancer, Matthew R. Smith Section 11: GI Oncology 43. Esophageal Cancer, Geoffrey Liu 44. Gastric Cancer, Lawrence Printed Pages: 644. Bookseller Inventory # 42435

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