by Oncology Research Center, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C .
Written in English
|Other titles||Cancer drugs.|
|Statement||Cheryl G. Lane, Karen F. Hutcherson, Belinda S. Butler ; edited by Hyman B. Muss, Donna S. Morris, Bonita V. Scott.|
|Contributions||Hutcherson, Karen F., Butler, Belinda S., Muss, Hyman B., Morris, Donna S., Scott, Bonita V., Bowman Gray School of Medicine. Oncology Research Center., Piedmont Oncology Association.|
|LC Classifications||RC271.C5 L28 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (loose-leaf) :|
|LC Control Number||85062161|
Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice features 26 chapters examining multiple categories of cancer-care agents, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, molecularly targeted agents, and hormone therapy. You'll find information and features like/5(19). Guide to Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy (or chemo) is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells. Chemotherapy works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells, which grow and divide quickly. Healthy cells can also be affected by chemotherapy treatments. Damage to healthy cells may cause side effects. As health care systems adjust their activities to address COVID, doctors treating cancer patients may also have to change when and how cancer treatment and follow-up visits are carried out. The risk of missing a cancer treatment or medical appointment must be weighed against the possibility of exposing a patient to infection. The Seventh Edition of this pocket reference is a practical, disease-focused guide to the best current medical practice in cancer chemotherapy. In easy-to-follow outline format, the book provides complete coverage of the principles of rational chemotherapy, the chemotherapeutic and biotherapeutic agents available, the treatment of specific cancers, and selected aspects of supportive s: 1.
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Cancer chemotherapy guidelines and recommendations for practice. Pittsburgh, PA: Oncology Nursing Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Maryanne Fishman; Mary Mrozek-Orlowsk. The Oncology Nursing Society has been your go-to resource for evidence-based guidelines and education on chemotherapy administration and side effect management. Building off the foundation established in previous editions of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and /5. Addressing chemotherapy, biotherapy, and targeted agents, Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice, 4th Edition reflects the current procedures and practices in your specialty. You'll find that this latest edition incorporates a number of significant changes. To help you find the content and information that you need, the text has been reorganized and is now. Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice features 26 chapters examining multiple categories of cancer-care agents, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, molecularly targeted agents, and hormone therapy. You'll find information and features such as/5.