5 edition of Chemotherapy Regimens and Cancer Care (Vademecum) found in the catalog.
April 18, 2001
by Landes Bioscience
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||209|
Chemotherapy (chemo) is the use of drugs to treat cancer. Chemo is systemic treatment. This means that the drugs go into the bloodstream and circulate to reach and destroy cancer cells all over the body. Chemo is often a part of treatment for Ewing sarcoma and osteosarcoma. The Oncology Nursing Society has been your go-to resource for evidence-based guidelines and education on chemotherapy administration and side effect management. This completely revised and updated text expands the foundational information you rely upon for your practice to include the latest advances related to nursing care of patients receiving antineoplastic therapies.
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Its inclusion of commonly used oncology regimens, guidelines for supportive care during administration and sections on pain control, antibiotic use and antiemesis guidelines set it apart from other "chemotherapy handbooks".
The authors have prepared this book with the intention of improving the care of those suffering from cancer.4/5(1). Get updated cancer treatment regimens for all forms of cancer including breast, brain, lung, skin and gastrointestinal cancers.
Latest chemotherapy treatment regimens. Its inclusion of commonly used oncology regimens, guidelines for supportive care during administration and sections on pain control, antibiotic use and antiemesis guidelines set it apart from other "chemotherapy handbooks".
The authors have prepared this book with the intention of improving the care of those suffering from cancer. Regimens are grouped according to disease state and are accompanied by tables showing the recommended dosing schedules.
This easy-to-use format gives physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in all care delivery settings an indispensable and reliable tool for the practice of regimen-specific combination : $ NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates ®) NCCN continues to add to the library of chemotherapy order templates to improve the safe use of drugs and biologics in cancer care.
NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates ®) are intended for personal and practical use only. Chemotherapy is used to: Treat cancer Chemotherapy can be used to cure cancer, lessen the chance it will return, or stop or slow its growth. Ease cancer symptoms Chemotherapy can be used to shrink tumors that are causing pain and other problems.
Who Receives Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is used to treat many types of cancer. For some people. Chemotherapy Regimens and Cancer Care - CRC Press Book This handbook is a concise, thorough, and portable reference guide to the multitude of complex chemotherapy protocols and other frequently utilized medications in the field of Hematology/Oncology.
BC Cancer Agency improving services and patient-centered care for Fraser Valley BC scientists uncover new subtypes of ovarian cancer with new potential treatment strategies Unique study compares cancer incidence and survival between First Nations and non-First Nations people in BC. —when chemotherapy keeps cancer from spreading, slows its growth, or destroys cancer cells that have spread to other parts of your body.
Ease cancer symptoms (also called palliative care)—when chemotherapy shrinks tumors that are causing pain or pressure. How is chemotherapy used. Sometimes, chemotherapy is used as the only cancer treatment. Chemotherapy is a drug or a combination of drugs that kills cancer cells wherever they are in the body.
You may receive chemotherapy before or after surgery to increase the chance for a cure. If you have bladder cancer that has spread, you may receive chemotherapy as the main treatment when surgery is. Its inclusion of commonly used oncology regimens, guidelines for supportive care during administration and sections on pain control, antibiotic use and antiemesis guidelines set it apart from other?chemotherapy handbooks?.
The authors have prepared this book with the intention of improving the care of those suffering from cancer. This is referred to as a chemotherapy regimen. These regimens may be identified by an acronym, which are formed using the first letter(s) of the chemical name, chemical abbreviation, and/or trade name of the agents used in the regimen.
There are no standards for establishing chemotherapy acronyms so there is a lack of consistency. Latest cancer treatment regimens for all fomrs of cancer including gynecologic, gastrointestinal ans all other cancer treatment protocols and oncology drug research.
The HSE National Cancer Control Programme develops national Chemotherapy Regimens to support safe, evidence-based and cost-effective cancer treatment for all Irish cancer patients. These regimens are developed under the guidance of Medical Consultants involved in the treatment of patients with cancer with input from nursing staff, pharmacists.
Get this from a library. Chemotherapy regimens and cancer care. [Alan D Langerak; Luke P Dreisbach] -- This handbook is a concise, thorough, and portable reference guide to the multitude of complex chemotherapy protocols and other frequently utilized medications in the field of Hematology/Oncology.
Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Early-stage breast cancer refers to stage I, stage II, and some forms of stage III breast cancer. Although breast cancer surgery is usually the main form of treatment for early-stage disease, your care team may recommend chemotherapy before breast surgery (neoadjuvant chemotherapy) or after breast surgery (adjuvant chemotherapy) to improve the.
Chemotherapy Regimens and Cancer Care is a book that is intended for practical use by Hematology/Oncology attendings, fellows, residents, phar-macists, and nurses.
It is a concise, thorough, and portable reference guide to the multitude of complex chemotherapy protocols and other frequently utilized medications in the field of Hematology/Oncology. The introduction of combination chemotherapy in the s and s has led to ever-increasing complexity of cancer treatment regimens.
On the basis of the success of certain combinations in curing certain cancers, multidrug combination regimens, often with complex sequencing and dosing parameters, have become : Samuel M. Rubinstein, Peter C. Yang, Andrew J.
Cowan, Jeremy L. Warner. In addition to an expanded section of more than drug monographs spanning nearly pages, this book covers essential topics related to cancer treatment, including venous access devices, complementary and alternative therapies, common treatment regimens, survivorship care, and.
The comparative effectiveness literature supports that higher quality care from ovarian cancer is achieved when surgery is performed at high volume centers and a gynecologic oncologist is part of the care team. The cost-effectiveness of chemotherapy regimens is highly dependent on the market cost of Cited by: 2.
Chemotherapy is not usually a single treatment. You have a course of treatment which includes a number of chemotherapy cycles. Your doctor may also refer to your treatment plan as your chemotherapy regimen.
Courses of treatment A course of chemotherapy usually takes between 3 to 6 months, although it can be more or less than that.Get the latest information on antineoplastic use and patient care with the third edition of the Clinical Guide to Antineoplastic Therapy: A Chemotherapy guide serves as a reference for clinicians at every level, from students and novices to the most seasoned nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients receiving chemotherapy.
Current regimens for early-stage breast cancer. There is currently no one gold standard regimen in early-stage breast cancer. The proliferation and diversity of trials, with varying interpretations of the standard of care, has led to endless conjecture on the best treatment, and much discussion of the route by which the ‘latest' regimen to be tested has by: