Infections in Cancer Chemotherapy

Infections in Cancer Chemotherapy

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

1st Edition - January 1, 1976

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  • Author: J. Klastersky
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483187778

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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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  • No. of pages: 108
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1976
  • Published: January 1, 1976
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483187778

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