An Introduction to the Use of Anticancer Drugs
By Imran Rafi, BSc, MBBS, MCRPI, MRCGP, MSc, PhD
264 pages 6 ills
Trim size 7 7/16 X 4 13/16 in
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book introduces the commonly prescribed drugs in the treatment of the solid cncers. It highlights the principles of use of anticancer drugs, the side effects associated with them and the commonly used drug regimes for tumour specific diseases. Case studies are used to highlight typical drug treatment regimes for patients. The NICE guidelines are listed.
Basic principles of drug treatment - develops an understanding of why and when anticancer drugs are used.
Covers the purpose of clinical trials in oncology from Phase I to Phase IV trials in drug development.
Discusses the organisation of clinical networks in the UK.
Case studies in cancer treatment, allowing an understanding of when and why the typical regimes are used.