Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Biomedical Sciences - Cancer Research | Cancer Management in Man: Chemotherapy, Biological Therapy, Hyperthermia and Supporting Measures

Cancer Management in Man: Chemotherapy, Biological Therapy, Hyperthermia and Supporting Measures

Minev, Boris (Ed.)

2011, XVI, 524 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$259.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-90-481-9704-0

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF and EPUB

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$329.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-90-481-9703-3

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$329.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-94-007-3494-4

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • Comprehensive coverage of cancer management
  • Most recent information
  • Critical reviews
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 biological therapy section of the book provides expanded coverage of the currently used cytokines, vaccines, and cell based therapies of cancer. Full consideration is also given to other modern treatment approaches, such as tyrosine kinase inhibitors, inhibitors of tumor angiogenesis, and the transcatheter management of cancer. Current advances in hyperthermia in cancer treatment, hematologic and nutritional support, bone marrow transplantation, pain management and care of the terminally ill patients with cancer are also presented. In summary, this book provides a comprehensive coverage of the current knowledge on the most innovative, systematic and multidisciplinary approaches to the treatment of patients with cancer.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » cancer - chemotherapy - hyperthermia - immunotherapy - supporting measures in cancer treatment

Related subjects » Cancer Research - Oncology & Hematology

Table of contents 

I. CHEMOTHERAPY. 1.Plant-derived natural products as anticancer agents. 2.The Vinca Alkaloids. 3.Taxanes and epothilones in cancer treatment. 4.Alkylating Agents. 5.Anthracyclines and Anthracenediones.6. Topoisomerase I inhibitors. 7.Folate Antagonists in Cancer Treatment. 8.Platinum Complexes for the treatment of cancer. 9. Hormone Therapies for Cancer. 10.Effects of Cancer Chemotherapy on Gonadal Function. 11.Targeting the tumor microenvironment for enhancing chemotherapy in hematologic malignancies. II. BIOLOGICAL THERAPY. 12.Cytokines in the treatment of cancer. 13. Antibody-based therapies for solid tumors. 14.Cancer Vaccines. 15. Adoptive Immunotherapy of Cancer using Autologous Lymphocytes. 16.Oncolytic Virus Therapy for Cancer. III. OTHER. 17. Tyrosine kinase inhibitors. 18.Inhibitors of tumor angiogenesis. 19.Transcatheter Management of Neoplasms. Chapter 20. Tumor Stem Cells: Therapeutic Implications of a Paradigm Shift in Multiple Myeloma. IV.HYPERTHERMIA. 21.Induced hyperthermia in the treatment of cancer. V.SUPPORTING MEASURES. 22.Hematologic Support of the Patient with Malignancy. 23.Current Advances in Bone Marrow Transplantation for Cancer Treatment. 24.Pain management in the cancer patient. 25.Management of Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients. 26.Nurtition in the management of the Cancer Patient. 27.Predictive value of interferon-gamma induced indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) expression in cancer patients.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Cancer Research.