6 edition of Chemotherapy of cancer found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Stephen K. Carter, Marie T. Bakowski, Kurt Hellmann.|
|Series||A Wiley medical publication|
|Contributions||Bakowski, Marie T., joint author., Hellmann, K. joint author.|
|LC Classifications||RC271.C5 C327|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||350 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||350|
|LC Control Number||77008142|
Chemotherapy uses chemical substances to destroy cancer cells wherever they are in the body. This approach can significantly increase the length of life in people with liver metastases. Given before surgery, chemotherapy can lower the risk of tumors coming back later on. Chemotherapy can also help. What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. The drugs circulate throughout the body in the bloodstream. Aim of chemotherapy. Chemotherapy for advanced lung cancer can relieve symptoms. It can also control the cancer and improve your quality of life for a time, but it can’t cure the cancer.
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The Chemotherapy Source Book, Fourth Edition pulls together all the current information on the chemotherapeutic management of cancer patients, including choice of chemotherapeutic agents, use of combinations, and toxicity of individual drugs. Organized by disease site, the book brings together pharmacologic and patient management information in one source that clinicians can . Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual PDF Free Download Preface: The development of effective drugs for the treatment of cancer represents a significant achievement beginning with the discovery of the antimetabolites and alkylating agents in the s and s.
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Chemotherapy and You is for people who are about to receive or are now receiving chemotherapy for cancer. Family and friends may also want to read this booklet. This booklet is a guide you can refer to throughout your chemotherapy treatment.
It. Cancer Chemotherapy: Medical Outline Series discusses the benefits and risks of cancer chemotherapy. This book is composed of 11 chapters that cover the pharmacologic and therapeutic potentials of some chemotherapeutic agents.
The opening chapter briefly considers the pharmacology of cancer chemotherapy. About this Book Chemotherapy and You is written for you—someone who. is about to receive or is now receiving chemotherapy for cancer.
Your family, friends, and others close to you may —when chemotherapy keeps cancer from spreading, slows its growth, or destroys cancer cells that have spread to other parts of your body. The Seventh Edition of this pocket reference is a practical, disease-focused guide to the best current medical practice in cancer chemotherapy.
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It used to be that the only kind of drug that could treat cancer was traditional or standard. Because chemotherapy drugs often can’t distinguish between rapidly dividing cancer cells and rapidly dividing healthy cells, they may cause side effects at the same time that they’re fighting your cancer.
For example, some people may experience one or more of the following. More than 50 different chemotherapy drugs are available to treat cancer.
All of them kill cancer cells, though they work in different ways. Generally speaking, all the drugs are designed to go after chemical substances within cancer cells and to interfere with cellular activity during specific phases of the cells’ growth cycles.
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Abstract. Cancer is among the deadliest diseases in the world, with millions of new cases reported each year. Chemotherapy is preferred for cancer treatment due to the invasive nature of and other problems associated with surgery, laser therapy, and photodynamic therapy. Chemotherapy ("Chemo") uses drugs to destroy cancer cells.
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But knowing what chemotherapy is, how it works, and what to expect can often help calm your fears. It can also give you a better sense of control over your cancer treatment.This undertaking will chiefly concentrate on the determination of the biomarkers in response to the taxane/anthracycline based chemotherapy.
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