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Multimodal Concepts for Integration of Cytotoxic Drugs

Publish Date: 2006

ISBN: 978-3-540-35662-2

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The first part of this book summarizes the rationale and the preclinical data for combined treatment with ionizing radiation and pharmaceutical agents. Individual chapters focus on different forms of combined treatment, with due consideration being given to a range of drugs and to emerging combinations with small molecules and antibodies, derived from recent advances in molecular oncology. The second part of the book comprises a series of disease-specific chapters in which the clinical results of combined modality treatment are presented. In addition, the topics of acute and late toxicity, supportive treatment and tolerance in elderly patients are reviewed.

Subject: Medicine, Atmen, Tumor, angiogenesis, brain, brain tumors, breast cancer, cancer, chemotherapy, drug delivery, gastric cancer, oncology, pancreatic cancer, radiation, radiation oncology, toxicity