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Infections in Cancer Chemotherapy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080199641, 9781483187778

Infections in Cancer Chemotherapy

1st Edition

A Symposium Held at the Institute Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium

Author: J. Klastersky
eBook ISBN: 9781483187778
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1976
Page Count: 108
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Infections in Cancer Chemotherapy is a collection of paper that details the advancement in the understanding of infections in chemotherapy. The coverage of the text includes aggressive cancer treatment and its role in predisposing to infection; diagnosis of infection in patients with cancer; and non-bacterial infections associated with neoplastic disease. The selection also tackles the protocol for an international prospective trial of initial therapy regimens in neutropenic patients with malignant disease; and the use of gnotobiotics in hematology in improving acute leukemia treatment. The book will be of great interest to oncologists and hematologists.

Table of Contents

Protocol for an International Prospective Trial of Initial Therapy Regimens in Neutropenic Patients with Malignant Disease

Prospective Randomly-controlled Trial of Three Antibiotic Combinations for Empirical Therapy of Suspected Sepsis in Neutropenic Cancer Patients

Aggressive Cancer Treatment and its Role in Predisposing to Infection

Causes of Death in Acute Non-lymphocytic Leukemia

Diagnosis of Infection in Patients with Cancer

Gram-negative Rod Bacteremia in Cancer Patients. A Review with Emphasis on the Antibody Response

Gnotobiotics in Hematology: Improvement of Treatment of Acute Leukemia

Analysis of Studies on Protected Environments and Prophylactic Antibiotics in Adult Acute Leukemia

Neutrophils Collection and Transfusion for the Treatment of Infection in Neutropenic Patients

Non-bacterial Infections Associated with Neoplastic Disease

Discussion of the Papers Presented


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