Current Cancer Therapeutics

  • John M. Kirkwood
  • Michael T. Lotze
  • Joyce M. Yasko

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Agents

    1. Stanton L. Gerson
      Pages 1-36
    2. Judy Chiao, Julie Beitz, Robert J. DeLap
      Pages 37-54
    3. Ulrich Keilholz, Michael T. Lotze
      Pages 55-75
    4. Douglas Yee, David T. Kiang
      Pages 76-94
    5. Johann Sebastian de Bono, Anthony W. Tolcher, Eric K. Rowinsky
      Pages 95-108
  3. Specific Neoplasms and Therapeutic Protocols

    1. Minetta C. Liu, Marc E. Lippman
      Pages 109-129
    2. Kevin Staveley-O’Carroll, Herbert J. Zeh, Margaret A. Tempero
      Pages 130-149
    3. Jean L. Grem
      Pages 150-162
    4. Roger Stupp, Everett E. Vokes
      Pages 163-176
    5. Carlos William de Araujo, Paul A. Bunn Jr
      Pages 177-204
    6. Michael T. Lotze, John M. Kirkwood
      Pages 205-216
    7. Ronald H. Blum, Herbert J. Zeh, David L. Bartlett
      Pages 217-229
    8. Marc S. Ernstoff, Christopher Tretter, John A. Heaney
      Pages 230-249
    9. Scott Wadler
      Pages 250-265
    10. Michael D. Prados
      Pages 266-274
    11. Jennifer Lowney, Gerard M. Doherty
      Pages 275-286
    12. Edward D. Ball, Edwin Alyea, Jerome Ritz
      Pages 287-300
    13. Alan R. Yuen, Sandra J. Horning
      Pages 301-309
    14. Dorothy Pan, Carol S. Portlock
      Pages 310-322
    15. James R. Berenson
      Pages 323-333
    16. John C. Ruckdeschel, David Jablons
      Pages 334-339
    17. Melanie B. Thomas, James L. Abbruzzese
      Pages 340-348
    18. Afshin Dowlati, Scot C. Remick
      Pages 349-366
  4. Supportive Care

    1. Robert Arnold, Linda King
      Pages 367-373
    2. Michael S. Gordon
      Pages 374-381
    3. John Hohneker, Tom Lampkin, Paul Wissel
      Pages 382-391
    4. Janet A. Amico, Jean L. Holley, Sai Subhodhini Reddy
      Pages 392-405
    5. Matthew Volm, Howard Hochster
      Pages 406-413
    6. Tjeerd J. Postma
      Pages 414-420
    7. Bernard F. Cole, Richard D. Gelber, Shari Gelber
      Pages 421-426
    8. Jayesh Desai, Michelle Gold, Sonia Fullerton, Jonathan Cebon
      Pages 427-441
    9. Yuman Fong, Stephen F. Lowry
      Pages 442-454
  5. Clinical Trial Data Collection

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 481-490

About this book


Current Cancer Therapeutics, Fourth Edition, written by more than 60 renowned authors, provides an insightful guide to the overwhelming influx of knowledge on an array of cancer types, as well as protocols for treatment and supportive care. Divided into four easy-to-read sections; healthcare professionals can easily find key data on pharmacokinetics, drug indications, and toxicities, plus concise summaries of epidemiology and comprehensive management guidance for complications such as hematological, neurological, and cardiopulmonary toxicities. Cutting-edge information, paired with a variety of professionally prepared tables and charts, makes this an unparalleled resource for all healthcare professionals working with this complex disease.


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Authors and affiliations

  • John M. Kirkwood
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michael T. Lotze
    • 3
  • Joyce M. Yasko
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Division of Medical OncologyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Melanoma CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Cancer InstitutePittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Departments of Inflammation, Tissue Repair, and OncologySmithKline Beecham PharmaceuticalsKing of PrussiaUSA
  4. 4.School of NursingUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  5. 5.Clinical and Network ProgramsUniversity of Pittsburgh Cancer InstitutePittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Current Medicine Group 2001
  • Publisher Name Current Medicine Group, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-57340-176-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-1099-0
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Industry Sectors
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Oncology & Hematology