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Harrison's Manual of Oncology
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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


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 S. Blaszkowsky 45. Pancreative Cancer, Jeffrey W. Clark 46. Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Andrew X. Zhu 47. Cholangiocarcinoma and Gallbladder Cancers, Andrew X. Zhu 48. Colon Cancer, David P. Ryan 49. Rectal Cancer, Brian M. Alexander and Theodore S. Hong 50. Anal Cancer, Johanna Bendell Section 13: Thoracic Oncology 51. Malignant Mesothelioma, Pasi A. Janne 52. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Lecia V. Sequist 53. Review of Clinical Trials in Thymoma, Panos Fidias 54. Small Cell Lung Cancer, Rebecca Suk Heist Section 13: Gyn Oncology 55. Ovarian Cancer, Richard T. Penson 56. Primary Squamous Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix: Diagnosis and Management, Marcela G. del Carmen 57. Uterine Cancer, Carolyn Krasner Section 14: Breast Oncology 58. Breast Oncology: Clinical Presentation and Genetics, Tessa Cigler and Paula D. Ryan 59. Localized Breast Cancer, Beverly Moy 60. Metastatic Breast Cancer, Steven J. Isakoff and Paula D. Ryan Section 15: Melanoma 61. Melanoma, Donald P. Lawrence and Krista M. Rubin Section 16: Sarcoma 62. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas, Sam S. Yoon, Francis J. Hornicek, David C. Harmon, and Thomas F. DeLaney Section 17: Neuro-Oncology 63. Primary Brain Tumors, Andrew S. Chi and Tracy T. Batchelor 64. Metastatic Brain Tumors, April F. Eichler and Scott R. Plotkin 65. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes, Kathryn J. Ruddy and Fred H. Hochberg Section 18: Head and Neck Cancer 66. Head and Neck Cancer, John R. Clark, Paul M. Busse, and Daniel Deschler Index


ISBN-13: 9780071549721
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: January, 2008
Pages: None

Subcategories: Oncology