Drugs in Cancer Care

Drugs in Cancer Care

Rachel Midgley, Mark R. Middleton, Andrew Dickman, and David Kerr

Print publication date: Jun 2013

ISBN: 9780199664573

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

Drugs in Cancer Care is a succinct, practical and user-friendly guide to commonly used drugs and non-surgical therapeutic modalities in oncology. This detailed yet concise resource contains over 90 sections on cancer care, providing the information needed to deliver chemotherapy with safety and precision, including information on mechanism of action, clinical pharmacology, side effect profile, tumour indications, combination treatment and how to respond to the hepato-renal impairment seen in many patients with advanced cancer.