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

Authors: 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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