By Hans-Peter Lipp
Containing the newest findings at the toxicity of a variety of chemotherapeutic brokers, this up to the moment reference bargains professional analyses at the pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic-toxicodynamic relationships of anticancer compounds. Anticancer Drug Toxicity ·explores healing drug tracking (TDM) as a style of maximizing the efficacy, and minimizing the risks, of chemotherapy ·presents an enormous quantity of scientific pharmacokinetic facts on cytostatic medicines ·offers a complete category of toxicity styles linked to using cytotoxic medications ·analyzes the pharmacokinetics of alkylating brokers, platinum compounds, anthracyclines, antimetabolites, semisynthetic podophyllotoxin- and camptothecin derivatives, mitotic inhibitors, and different cytotoxic brokers ·highlights the pharmacogenetics of 6-mercaptopurine and its medical value ·explicates toxicity on the subject of the lungs, kidneys, center, and gonads ·examines issues as a result of asparaginase arrangements ·reviews forms of secondary malignancy corresponding to leukemias, ovarian melanoma, testicular melanoma, breast melanoma, secondary sturdy neoplasias, and Hodgkin's affliction ·clarifies the knowledge of toxicity as a vital point in supportive administration of melanoma treatment ·and extra! An vastly sensible consultant for daily medical perform, in addition to a resource of notion for additional examine within the box, Anticancer Drug Toxicity is a useful reference for medical and scientific oncologists; medical institution, business, and medical pharmacologists and pharmacists; toxicologists; pharmaceutical chemists; radiologists; and graduate and scientific tuition scholars in those disciplines.
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