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The author of this text has tried to present chemotherapy "as a logical application of the student's basic biological knowledge to the clinical management of infectious disease and cancer." Primary emphasis is on the biochemical and biological mechanisms of drug action, drug resistance, drug toxicity, drug interactions, hypersensitivity, and adverse effects. The organization of the chapters groups drugs according to their biochemical site of action, whenever possible. Conventional pharmacological information, such as absorption, distribution, plasma levels, and metabolic end fate, are presented in capsule form, as are therapeutic applications, and efforts are made to highlight distinctive considerations that might influence
Fundamentals of Chemotherapy.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:989. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-6-989_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(6):989.
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