Description

Elsevier now offers a series of derivative works based on the acclaimed Meyler’s Side Effect of Drugs, 15th Edition. These individual volumes are grouped by specialty to benefit the practicing biomedical researcher and/or clinician. There has been significant progress in the development of targeted therapy drugs that act specifically on certain cancers, and that minimize damage to normal cells. Oncologists and cancer researchers will rely on this volume to determine effective drug treatments.

Key Features

* The only drug guide that includes clinical case studies and expert analysis * UNIQUE! Features not only anticancer drugs, but also all other drugs that act upon related organ systems affected by cancer * Most complete cross referencing of drug-drug interactions available * Latest content from the most highly regarded compilation of drug side effects: Side Effects of Drugs Annual serial

Readership

Oncologists and cancer researchers

Details

No. of pages:
780
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444532671
Electronic ISBN:
9780080932880

About the author

Jeffrey K. Aronson

Dr Jeffrey K. Aronson is a consultant clinical pharmacologist and physician in the Department of Primary Health Care in the University of Oxford and a consultant physician in the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust. He has been associated with the Meyler series since 1977 and has published many research papers on adverse drug reactions. He is President of the British Pharmacological Society and serves on many committees concerned with drug therapy, including the Technology Appraisal Committee of the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Joint Formulary Committees of the British National Formulary and the British National Formulary for Children.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK