The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology

The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology

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Written by clinicians from the National Cancer Institute and other leading institutions, this comprehensive, clear, concise oncology handbook is designed specifically for quick bedside consultation. It covers all malignancies and offers busy clinicians practical guidelines on daily patient management, including commonly used treatment regimens and chemotherapy dosing and schedules. The user-friendly format features tables, charts, bullet points, and algorithms. The thoroughly updated Third Edition places an increased emphasis on practical clinical information, and includes new chemotherapeutic agents, dosages, and treatment regimens and the latest clinical trials data. New chapters focus on basic genomics for practicing oncologists and basic principles of radiation. The succinct yet detailed presentation is ideal for board review as well as clinical reference.NCCN, National Comprehensive Cancer Network; MASCC, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer; ... than 10% of persons receiving similar chemotherapy or radiation therapy without antiemetic prophylaxis are predicted to experience emetic symptoms) (see Table 38.3). ... 38.2 integrates evidence-based guidelines for treatment-appropriate antiemetic prophylaxis 484 CHAPTER 38.

Title:The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology
Author:Jame Abraham, James L. Gulley, Carmen J. Allegra
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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