Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities E-Book

By Vamsidhar Velcheti, MD, FACP, FCCP and Salman R Punekar, MD
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Early recognition and management of adverse effects of cancer treatments are essential for optimal care of patients with cancer, and drastically different approaches are required for different physiologic reactions. Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms and Toxicities is a focused, one-stop resource that enables clinicians to quickly find up-to-date, reliable information needed at the point of care. The high-yield approach prioritizes the most common toxicities associated with cancer treatment, and concise, templated chapters offer fast access to information needed in day-to-day practice.

Key Features
  • Presents a user-friendly overview of cancer treatment-related symptoms and toxicities management in a practical, easy-to-use format, allowing you to quickly find information in one convenient, concise resource. 
  • Covers systemic and radiation therapies, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapies, and radiation therapy, detailing symptoms of each toxicity to confirm your diagnosis.
  • Overviews pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches to symptom management.
  • Offers recommendations for mitigating toxicities in high-risk patients.
  • Discusses key topics such as management of infusion reactions, when the need for biopsy is warranted, and the unique challenges posed by novel immunotherapies.
ISBN 9780323672993
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2021
Author Information By Vamsidhar Velcheti, MD, FACP, FCCP, Associate Professor, NYU Grossman School of Medicine; Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, NYU Langone Health, Perlmutter Cancer Center, New York, New York and Salman R Punekar, MD, Fellow at NYU Langone Health, Perlmutter Cancer Center, Department of Hematology and Oncology, New York, New York
Table of Content

Part 1. Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

1. Mechanism of Chemotherapy in Cancer Treatment

2. Neutropenic Complications of Chemotherapy

3. Chemotherapy Induced Anemia

4. Cancer Treatment Related Thrombocytopenia

5. Oral Mucositis

6. Gastrointestinal Complications of Chemotherapy

7. Neurological Complications

8. Pulmonary Toxicities of Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

9. Dermatological Complications of Chemotherapy

10. Cardiotoxicities of Chemotherapy

11. Management of Cancer Treatment Infusion Reactions

Part 2. Targeted Therapies

12. Mechanism of Targeted Therapies in Cancer Treatment

13. Gastrointestinal Complications

14. Pulmonary Toxicities of Molecular Targeted Therapies

15. Dermatologic Toxicities

16. Cardiotoxicities

Part 3. Immunotherapies

17. Mechanism of Immune-Related Adverse Events

18. Endocrine Toxicities

19. Gastrointestinal Toxicities

20. Neurological Complications of Immunotherapy

21. Pulmonary Toxicities

22. Dermatological Complications

23. Immunotherapy-Induced Cardiotoxicities

24. Rheumatological Complications

Part 4. Radiation Therapy

25. Mechanisms of Radiation-Related Toxicities

26. Radiation-Induced Mucositis and Esophagitis

27. Radiation Therapy Related Dermatologic Toxicities

28. Pulmonary Toxicity from Radiation Therapy

29. Radiation-Induced Cardiotoxicities

Publication Date 28-01-2021
Pages 340
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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