Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Toxicities - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323672412

Handbook of Cancer Treatment-Related Toxicities

1st Edition

Authors: Vamsidhar Velcheti Salman Punekar
Paperback ISBN: 9780323672412
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 28th January 2021
Page Count: 352

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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.

Table of Contents

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


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About the Authors

Vamsidhar Velcheti

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, NYU Grossman School of Medicine; Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program, NYU Langone Health, Perlmutter Cancer Center, New York, New York

Salman Punekar

Affiliations and Expertise

Fellow at NYU Langone Health, Perlmutter Cancer Center, Department of Hematology and Oncology, New York, New York