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Meyler's side effects of drugs used in cancer and immunology

Author: J K Aronson
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier Science, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There has been significant progress in the development of targeted therapy drugs that act specifically on certain cancer and that minimize damage to normal cells. Oncologists and cancer researchers will rely on this volume to determine effective drug treatments. -- This book summarizes the adverse effects of a large range of drugs used in the treatment of cancer and immunology. The material is drawn from the 15th  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J K Aronson
ISBN: 9780444532671 0444532676
OCLC Number: 229026231
Description: viii, 774 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Drugs used in cancer chemotherapy --
Alkylating agents --
Antimetabolites --
Cytostatic antibiotics --
Hormone agonists and antagonists --
Photodynamic therapy --
Platinum-containing cytostatic drugs --
Retinoids --
Taxanes --
Topoisomerase inhibitors --
Tyrosine kinase inhibitors --
Vinca alkaloids --
Other anticancer drugs --
Corticosteroids and prostaglandins --
Corticosteroids-glucocorticoids --
Corticosteroids-glucocorticoids, inhaled --
Prostaglandins --
Cytokines and cytokine modulators --
Interferons --
Interleukins --
Myeloid colony-stimulating factors --
Tumor necrosis factor alfa and its antagonists --
MOnoclonal antobodies --
Immune modulators --
Immunosuppressants --
Immunostimulants and other immune modulators --
Mutagenic effects of drugs other than anticancer drugs and drugs used in immunology --
Tumorigenic effects of drugs other than anticancer drugs and drugs used in immunology --
Adverse immunological effects of drugs other than anticancer drugs and drugs used in immunology.
Other Titles: Side effects of anticancer drugs
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey K. Aronson.

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Suitable for oncologists and cancer researchers, this work helps to determine effective drug treatments. It features not only anticancer drugs, but also other drugs that act upon related organ  Read more...

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