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A fun-loving student, Sophie is 21 when she is diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of cancer. As she faces the challenges of chemotherapy, wigs become a crucial part of her self-expression. With refreshing honesty and a keen eye for the absurd, The Girl With Nine Wigs will make you...
By Edward Chu
Completely revised and updated for 2013, the Physicians' Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2013 is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalog of over 100 drugs...
Designed as a quick reference for oncologists, this handbook covers the side-effects of cancer therapy drugs, including chemotheraputic drugs. Organised by organ system, the text discusses treatment toxicity and side-effects, in addition to measures of prevention for each type of cancer therapy drug.
A comprehensive reference on the preclinical and clinical pharmacology of anticancer agents. Organized by drug class, it provides information on various drugs and biological agents - their mechanisms of action, interactions with other agents, toxicities, side effects, and mechanisms of resistance.
Provides information about cancer medications and supportive care medications commonly used or prescribed for cancer patients. This guide focuses on information a clinician needs on a daily basis. It contains 223 cancer-related medication monographs. It provides common dosing regimens for both FDA approved and off-label uses.
Provides coverage of the various types of antimicrobial agents used in human medicine, including antiviral, antiprotozoan and anthelminthic agents. This title offers information about antiretroviral agents and HIV, superficial and mucocutaneous myscoses and systemic infections, treatment of antimicrobial resistance, and more.
Provides science-based information for the medical community and the general public. Each herb or remedy description is accompanied by information as to its origin, most common uses, benefits and problems. The book provides detailed information on 140 remedies and describes its constituents, mechanisms of action, adverse reactions, pharmacokinetics, and contraindications.
Written by the winner of the 2008 Mike Price Fellowship The need to re-address known anti-cancer agents and discover new ones are of paramount importance. Anticancer Therapeutics provides a comprehensive overview of the wealth of information currently available on this important and fast-moving subject.