Cancer management in man : chemotherapy, biological therapy, hyperthermia and supporting measures /

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Imprint:Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2011.
Description:1 online resource (xv, 524 p.)
Series:Cancer growth and progression ; v. 13
Cancer growth and progression ; v. 13.
Subject:Cancer -- Treatment.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Antineoplastic Agents -- therapeutic use.
Bone Marrow Transplantation.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Cancer
MEDICAL / Oncology
Cancer -- Treatment.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Minev, Boris R.
ISBN:9789048197040 (electronic bk.)
904819704X (electronic bk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:This book represents a comprehensive description and evaluation of the most up-to-date approaches to cancer management. Each chapter, prepared by leading basic researchers and clinicians, provides an in depth description of a specific method for cancer management. The chemotherapy section of the book is updated to include the newest drugs as well as those currently in development. Organized by drug class, this section provides the latest information on most drugs, including their mechanisms of action, interactions with other agents, toxicities, side effects, and mechanisms of resistance. The b.