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The Development of Cancer Chemotherapy

  • S. Monfardini
  • K. Brunner
  • D. Crowther
  • S. Eckhardt
  • D. Olive
  • S. Tanneberger
  • A. Veronesi
  • J. M. A. Whitehouse
  • R. Wittes
Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer book series (UICCI)

Abstract

Introduction of single-drug chemotherapy mainly on an empirical basis.

Keywords

Cancer Chemotherapy Antitumour Activity Cytosine Arabinoside Clinical Chemotherapy Combine Modality Approach 
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Further Reading

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Monfardini
    • 1
  • K. Brunner
    • 2
  • D. Crowther
    • 3
  • S. Eckhardt
    • 4
  • D. Olive
    • 5
  • S. Tanneberger
    • 6
  • A. Veronesi
    • 1
  • J. M. A. Whitehouse
    • 7
  • R. Wittes
    • 8
  1. 1.Centro Riferimento OncologicoAviano (Pordenone)Italy
  2. 2.Onkologie-AbteilungInselspitalBernSwitzerland
  3. 3.Manchester University and Christie Hospital and Holt Radium InstituteManchesterUK
  4. 4.National Institute of OncologyBudapestHungary
  5. 5.Service de Médécine Infantille IIHopital d’Enfants Allée du MorovanVandoeuvre-Les-NancyFrance
  6. 6.Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDRRobert-Roessle-InstitutBerlin-BuchG.D.R.
  7. 7.CRC Medical Oncology Unit, Centre Block CF99Southampton General HospitalSouthamptonUK
  8. 8.Division of Cancer Treatment, Dept. of Health, Education and WelfareNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA

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