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Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook.

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By Dorr Robert T., Fritz William L.. . 785 pages. Elsevier; , New York and Oxford: , 1980.. Price, $40.00 (hardback); $25.00 (paperback).

Ann Intern Med. 1980;93(4):651. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-93-4-651_3
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Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook is a practical manual likely to be useful to all personnel in oncologic teams: physicians, nurses, pharmacists. The first 10 chapters concisely review pertinent kinetic and cellular-effect considerations, pharmacologic principles for the main classes of drugs, principles for clinical treatment, drug-interaction mechanisms, toxicities, long-term complications, drug therapy for adverse effects, methods of drug administration, and skin testing. The "drug data sheets" that make up the bulk of the text give synonyms and summarize (with references) chemistry, tumor activity, mechanisms, availability and storage, preparation for use, administration, dosage, drug interactions, disposition, side effects and toxicities, and patient information


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