Understanding Cancer Therapies

1st Edition

Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam

CRC Press
Published March 15, 2018
Reference - 174 Pages - 4 Color & 8 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138198159 - CAT# K31345

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Summary

This book is an introduction to cancer treatment, the basics of radio- and chemotherapy, drug actions, the eradication of cancer cells, and the origins and persistence of pharmacological and toxicological effects of drugs. It further provides ideas for research based on knowledge of cancer metastasis, invasive and molecular pathways, and diagnosis and treatment. Many of the adaptive features of cancer biology, clinical features, pathology and treatment are reviewed. In addition to introducing the major themes and theories, the book also advances the current discussion by moving beyond explanations for clinical implementation.

 

Key Selling Features:

  • Reviews basic cancer treatments
  • Summarizes chemotherapies
  • Discusses radiotherapies
  • Examines pharmacological and toxicological approaches to treatment
  • Introduces oncological drug development

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