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Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities E-Book

Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities E-Book
  • Author : Vamsidhar Velcheti,Salman R Punekar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-28
  • Total pages :466
  • ISBN : 9780323672993
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Summary : Early recognition and management of adverse effects of cancer treatments are essential for optimal care of patients with cancer, and drastically different approaches are required for different physiologic reactions. Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities is a focused, one-stop resource that enables clinicians to quickly find up-to-date, reliable information needed at the point of care. The high-yield approach prioritizes the most common toxicities associated with cancer treatment, and concise, templated chapters offer fast access to information needed in day-to-day practice. Presents a user-friendly overview of cancer treatment-related symptoms and toxicities management in a practical, easy-to-use format, allowing you to quickly find information in one convenient, concise resource. Covers systemic and radiation therapies, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapies, and radiation therapy, detailing symptoms of each toxicity to confirm your diagnosis. Overviews pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to symptom management. Offers recommendations for mitigating toxicities in high-risk patients. Discusses key topics such as management of infusion reactions, when the need for biopsy is warranted, and the unique challenges posed by novel immunotherapies.

Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Toxicities

Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Toxicities
  • Author : Vamsidhar Velcheti,Vamsidhar Velcheti, MD, FACP, FCCP,Salman R. Punekar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-02-12
  • Total pages :466
  • ISBN : 0323672418
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Summary : Early recognition and management of adverse effects of cancer treatments are essential for optimal care of patients with cancer, and drastically different approaches are required for different physiologic reactions. Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities is a focused, one-stop resource that enables clinicians to quickly find up-to-date, reliable information needed at the point of care. The high-yield approach prioritizes the most common toxicities associated with cancer treatment, and concise, templated chapters offer fast access to information needed in day-to-day practice. Presents a user-friendly overview of cancer treatment-related symptoms and toxicities management in a practical, easy-to-use format, allowing you to quickly find information in one convenient, concise resource. Covers systemic and radiation therapies, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapies, and radiation therapy, detailing symptoms of each toxicity to confirm your diagnosis. Overviews pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to symptom management. Offers recommendations for mitigating toxicities in high-risk patients. Discusses key topics such as management of infusion reactions, when the need for biopsy is warranted, and the unique challenges posed by novel immunotherapies. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Supportive Oncology E-Book

Supportive Oncology E-Book
  • Author : Mellar P. Davis,Petra Feyer,Petra Ortner,Camilla Zimmermann
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-02-11
  • Total pages :672
  • ISBN : 9781437735949
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Summary : Supportive Oncology, by Drs. Davis, Feyer, Ortner, and Zimmermann, is your practical guide to improving your patients‘ quality of life and overall outcomes by integrating palliative care principles into the scope of clinical oncologic practice at all points along their illness trajectories. A multidisciplinary editorial team, representing the dual perspectives of palliative medicine and oncology, offers expert guidance on how to effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counselling when appropriate. Integrate complementary palliative principles as early as possible after diagnosis with guidance from a multidisciplinary editorial team whose different perspectives and collaboration provide a well-balanced approach. Effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counseling when appropriate. Improve patients’ quality of life with the latest information on pain and symptom management including managing side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, rehabilitating and counselling long-term survivors, and managing tumor-related symptoms and other complications in the palliative care setting. Prescribe the most effective medications, manage toxicities, and deal with high symptom burdens.

Radiation Therapy Treatment Effects

Radiation Therapy Treatment Effects
  • Author : Bridget F. Koontz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-09-28
  • Total pages :338
  • ISBN : 9780826181145
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Summary : Radiation Therapy Treatment Effects is a practical guide to common and uncommon toxicities which occur related to radiation therapy. Organized by anatomic region, from CNS to skin and extremities, it concisely and comprehensively reviews the symptoms, timing, preventative measures, and treatment of acute, delayed, and chronic radiation toxicities and provides evidence-based recommendations for management of both early and late effects. Other important chapters consist of topics such as radiation toxicity management in children, systemic effects of radiation therapy, radioprotection for radiation therapy, risk and prevention of radiation-induced cancers, challenges and approaches to cancer survivorship and how to maximize cancer patient wellness after radiation therapy. This evidence-based handbook of radiation therapy side effects, is an invaluable reference for the daily management of cancer patients and survivors. The topic coverage will assist physicians, APPs, and nurses practicing or training in radiation oncology, other oncology specialties, and primary care providers caring for cancer survivors. Key Features: Provides management recommendations and clinical pearls from topic experts Organized for quick reference by body area and toxicity Numerous tables consolidate important radiation effects for ease of reference Summarizes each known toxicity, its presentation, prevention, and management

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics 3e

Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics 3e
  • Author : Joan Webster-Gandy,Angela Madden
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-07
  • Total pages :960
  • ISBN : 9780198800132
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Summary : The importance of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health is being increasingly recognised. Nutrition is an area that all health professionals need to be aware of and yet one in which few are specifically trained. However it is now becoming a valued topic in many curricula. The Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics makes this information more accessible to dieticians, doctors, nurses, nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals by providing a practical, easily accessible, concise and up-to-date evidence-based guide in a user-friendly portable handbook. It covers the entire life cycle from preconception to old age. As the general public is increasingly aware of the food they eat and the role nutrition plays in health and disease, health professionalsmust have the kind of knowledge in this book at their fingertips.

2020-2021 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

2020-2021 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook
  • Author : Gail M. Wilkes,Margaret Barton-Burke
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-12-02
  • Total pages :1700
  • ISBN : 9781284171327
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Summary : Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2020-2021 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes separate chapters on molecular and immunologic/biologic targeted therapies. These chapters provide fundamental reviews to assist nurses in understanding the cellular communication pathways disrupted by cancer. It also offers simplified content, attention to understanding the immune checkpoint inhibitors, new information about immunotherapy, new drugs and their indications, and updated indications and side effects for recently FDA approved drugs.

Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy

Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Author : Roland T. Skeel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :817
  • ISBN : 0781765315
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Summary : 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 care. Emphasis is on the indications, dosage/schedule, potential toxicities, and safe administration of the drugs and their use in treating specific malignancies. This edition describes seventeen new chemotherapeutic agents, with particular attention to molecular targeted agents. Updated chapters on individual cancers and supportive care provide state-of-the-art treatment recommendations.

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing
  • Author : Michael Tadman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-07
  • Total pages :704
  • ISBN : 9780198701101
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Summary : This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing is an essential aid to the practising cancer nurse. It provides a quick reference to the key issues in cancer nursing, and a concise and systematic account of all of the main areas of cancer nursing practice. Filled with key tips and reflection points, each chapter supports professional development for the reader. The patient, their family, and the experience of cancer are at the heart of this handbook. For the new edition there is a greater focus on survivorship, drawing on recent developments in the area. The Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing promotes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, with references to current best evidence and the latest developments in treatment. Detailed guidance on complex aspects of care are outlined, integrating both psychosocial and physical care to better treat the whole patient. Written by experienced nurses, the book is laid out to enable quick access to precise, targeted information on the vast majority of potential clinical scenarios.

Oxford Specialist Handbook: Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Oxford Specialist Handbook: Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
  • Author : Tariq I. Mughal,Tiziano Barbui
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-08-06
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9780198744214
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Summary : Our understanding of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) disorders has grown considerably over the past four decades. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms offers a detailed evidence-based guide to MPNs in an easily accessible format, structure to facilitate learning specialist information presenting core information in 'bite size' chunks.

Handbook of Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology

Handbook of Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology
  • Author : Monica S Krishnan,Margarita Racsa,Hsiang-Hsuan Michael Yu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-12-23
  • Total pages :326
  • ISBN : 9780128035610
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Summary : Handbook of Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology serves as a practical tool and rapid reference to assist radiation oncology practitioners in direct patient care with common palliative care issues. Containing the most recent advances in translational palliative care research, each chapter is organized in a succinct fashion to discuss major symptom burdens, suggested assessment, and various management options. Each symptom and disease section is written to be a rapid, practical guide for clinicians on the floor. The book starts with general approaches in palliative radiation oncology that are followed by a section that focuses on common symptoms in palliative care and their management. The next section of the book is devoted to site and disease-specific evaluation, intervention, and management. This handbook provides general guidelines and management recommendations for common clinical vignettes encountered by palliative radiation oncology practitioners and supported by palliative radiation oncology research. Concise references are cited to support treatment recommendation. Provides a quick reference for the busy clinician Details standard of care resources for researchers of palliative and supportive care Contains updated standards of care for palliative medicine and a list of common medications and dosages Includes a comprehensive index by symptom and condition to facilitate quick reference

Handbook of Arsenic Toxicology

Handbook of Arsenic Toxicology
  • Author : Swaran Jeet Singh Flora
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-12-26
  • Total pages :752
  • ISBN : 9780124199552
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Summary : Throughout history, arsenic has been used as an effective and lethal poison. Today, arsenic continues to present a real threat to human health all over the world, as it contaminates groundwater and food supplies. Handbook of Arsenic Toxicology presents the latest findings on arsenic, its chemistry, its sources and its acute and chronic effects on the environment and human health. The book takes readings systematically through the target organs, before detailing current preventative and counter measures. This reference enables readers to effectively assess the risks related to arsenic, and provide a comprehensive look at arsenic exposure, toxicity and toxicity prevention. Brings together current findings on the effects of arsenic on the environment and human health Includes state-of-the-art techniques in arsenic toxicokinetics, speciation and molecular mechanisms Provides all the information needed for effective risk assessment, prevention and countermeasure

Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapies for Cancer E-Book

Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapies for Cancer E-Book
  • Author : Daniel W. Lee,Nirali N. Shah
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-11-30
  • Total pages :244
  • ISBN : 9780323755979
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Summary : From patient referral to post-therapy management, Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapies for Cancer: A Practical Guide presents a comprehensive view of CAR modified T-cells in a concise and practical format. Providing authoritative guidance on the implementation and management of CAR T-cell therapy from Drs. Daniel W. Lee and Nirali N. Shah, this clinical resource keeps you up to date on the latest developments in this rapidly evolving area. Covers all clinical aspects, including patient referral, toxicities management, comorbidities, bridging therapy, post-CAR monitoring, and multidisciplinary approaches to supportive care. Includes key topics on associated toxicities such as predictive biomarkers, infections, and multidisciplinary approaches to supportive care. Presents current knowledge on FDA approved CAR T-cell products as well as developments on the horizon. Editors and authors represent leading investigators in academia and worldwide pioneers of CAR therapy.

Side Effects of Medical Cancer Therapy

Side Effects of Medical Cancer Therapy
  • Author : Mario A. Dicato,Eric Van Cutsem
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-06-27
  • Total pages :513
  • ISBN : 9783319702537
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Summary : This is the second edition of a well-received book that reflects the state of the art in cancer medical therapies and their side-effects, including immunotherapy and chemotherapeutic drugs. All chapters have been fully updated to include all the latest progress in drug discovery such as targeted therapies for each cancer type. From issues such as preservation of fertility to antiemetic therapy the book provides a very comprehensive overview of the field. The book includes a new chapter on immuno-oncology drugs. Organised by organ system, it lists the toxicity, side-effects and measures of prevention pertaining to each type of drug used in cancer therapy. The most dangerous side-effects are priority so as to alert the reader to their importance. Designed for quick reference in the clinical setting this book is primarily aimed at established medical oncologists but will also appeal to junior doctors, trainees, pharmacists and nurses.

Handbook of Targeted Cancer Therapy

Handbook of Targeted Cancer Therapy
  • Author : Daniel D. Karp,Gerald S. Falchook
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-09-09
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9781469894584
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Summary : Make optimal use of the latest personalized therapeutic strategies with Handbook of Targeted Cancer Therapy! This concise, practical oncology reference examines more than 140 targeted therapy agents for which clinical trial data are available, and explains when and how you can use them to most effectively combat cancer. Approach clinical challenges from any direction with separate sections on Targets by Organ Site, Carcinogenesis from the Perspective of Targeted Therapy, Molecular Targets and Pathways, and Targeted Therapy Agents. Find information easily thanks to a color-coded format and an intuitive organization. Access the complete contents online and on mobile devices, with regular updates to include newly approved treatments. Important state of the art cancer information for caregivers, researchers, other health care professionals, and even patients

ESMO Handbook of Cancer in the Senior Patient

ESMO Handbook of Cancer in the Senior Patient
  • Author : Dirk Schrijvers,Matti Aapro,Branko Zakotnik,Riccardo Audisio,Hendrik van Halteren,Hurria Arti
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-05-20
  • Total pages :168
  • ISBN : 9781841847481
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Summary : The incidence of cancer in senior patients has been increasing worldwide. This book reflects the state of the art in the management of senior adults with cancer. The contributors discuss epidemiology, evaluation, surgical and radiotherapy treatment, hormonal and cytotoxic treatment, and specific cancers such as lung, breast, colorectal, prostate, bladder, gynecological, and renal cell cancer. The book also examines psychological, social, and ethical aspects, as well as the role of the multidisciplinary team. Designed to help clinicians with the delicate decision-making process, it should lead to the best therapy adapted not only to the disease but also the patient.

Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Medical Guide

Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Medical Guide
  • Author : William Small,Gayle E. Woloschak
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006
  • Total pages :187
  • ISBN : 1402080530
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Summary : Aimed at healthcare professionals working with radiation, this is a concise, practical guide on the long-term responses to radiotherapy. Each chapter covers a tumor site comprehensively as it offers the best current knowledge regarding radiation tolerance.

Handbook of Medical Oncology

Handbook of Medical Oncology
  • Author : G. Bonadonna
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1988
  • Total pages :1125
  • ISBN : UOM:39015014479839
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Side Effects of Medical Cancer Therapy

Side Effects of Medical Cancer Therapy
  • Author : Mario A. Dicato
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-03
  • Total pages :654
  • ISBN : 9780857297877
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Summary : This book is a comprehensive handbook designed for quick reference by medical oncologists on the side-effects of cancer therapy drugs, including the chemotherapeutic drugs. Organised by organ system, it will list the toxicity, side-effects and measures of prevention pertaining to each type of drug used in cancer therapy. The most dangerous side-effects will be given priority so as to alert the reader to their importance.

Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy

Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy
  • Author : Herbert B. Newton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-12-19
  • Total pages :586
  • ISBN : 008045593X
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Summary : Treatment of patients with a brain tumor remains one of the most challenging and difficult areas of modern oncology. Recent advances in the molecular biology of these neoplasms have improved our understanding of the malignant phenotype and have lead to the development of novel forms of chemotherapy, including “targeted agents. The Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy reviews the state-of-the-art of chemotherapy development and clinical treatment of patients with this devastating disease. Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy offers a unique cutting-edge compendium of basic science and clinical information on the subject of brain tumor chemotherapy, reviewing what has been accomplished thus far and how the field will continue to evolve with the development of more specific and efficacious chemotherapeutic agents. This book represents the most complete single-volume resource available for information on the subject of brain tumor chemotherapy. Provides the most up to date information regarding conventional forms of cytotoxic chemotherapy, as well as the basic science and clinical application of molecular therapeutics, for the treatment of brain tumors Broadly appeals to anyone interested in the field of Neuro-Oncology and in the treatment of patients with brain tumors Useful to clinicians interested in a thorough overview of the use of chemotherapy in patients with a broad range of brain tumors as well as serving as a source of background information to basic scientists and pharmaceutical researchers with an interest in the molecular therapeutics of brain tumors

Handbook of Harnessing Biomaterials in Nanomedicine

Handbook of Harnessing Biomaterials in Nanomedicine
  • Author : Dan Peer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-01-12
  • Total pages :424
  • ISBN : 9789814364270
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Summary : This book concentrates on the use of biomaterials in nanomedicine. The areas of focus include drug delivery by polymers, lipids, and carbohydrates for the delivery of small molecules, RNA interference, and proteins; the use of nano-proteins such as antibodies and peptides as targeting agents for therapeutics and diagnosis; the use of nanocarrier-based biomaterials for manipulation of stem cells; different aspects of toxicity of nanocarriers (the immune response, liver toxicity, and many more); and success stories of biomaterials that have reached the clinics. The book covers theoretical and experimental analysis of various biomaterials that are used in nanomedicine, research methods and preparation techniques, and several promising applications.

Oxford Handbook of Oncology

Oxford Handbook of Oncology
  • Author : Jim Cassidy,Donald Bissett,Roy A. J. Spence,Miranda Payne,Gareth Morris-Stiff
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-08
  • Total pages :896
  • ISBN : 9780199689842
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Summary : The fourth edition of this practical guide to clinical consultation in oncology reflects advances in oncology with particular emphasis on new therapies. Covering the scientific basis as well as diagnosis, it includes updates on drugs, childhood cancers in adults, and the psychosocial aspects of cancer.