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Title Combining targeted biological agents with radiotherapy : current status and future directions / edited by William Small, Jr.

Imprint New York : Demos Medical Pub., 2008.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Targeted therapies: definitions, limitations, and future directions / Tamara Z .Vern and William Small Jr. -- Epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFR) / Michael P. Hagan [and others] -- Vascular epithelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors / Andrew N. Fontanella, Yiting Cao, and Mark W. Dewhirst.
Dermatologic manifestations of targeted therapies / Mario E. Lacouture, Bharat B. Mittal, and Mark Agulnik -- Radiolabeled monoclonal antibody therapies / Lanea M.M. Keller [and others] -- Targeted therapies in malignant gliomas / Sean Grimm -- Targeted therapies in head and neck cancer / Ranee Mehra, Roger B. Cohen, and Paul M. Harari.
Targeted therapies in lung cancer / Gregory M.M. Videtic -- Targeted therapies in pancreatic cancer / Sunil Krishnan, Vishal Rana, and Christopher H. Crane -- Targeted therapies in cervical cancer / Christopher J. Anker and David K. Gaffney -- Targeted therapies in endometrial cancer / Jergin Chen and David K. Gaffney.
Note Print version record.
Summary Radiotherapy plays an integral role in cancer treatment. Approximately 60% of cancer patients will receive radiotherapy at some point in their treatment. A major improvement in patient outcomes occurs with the use of combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The combination of targeted biological agents with radiotherapy is the latest cutting-edge extension in cancer therapy for radiation oncologists. Combining Targeted Biological Agents with Radiotherapy: Current Status and Future Directions is an overview of the current state of clinical and pre-clinical research in combining radiotherapy w.
Subject Cancer -- Radiotherapy.
Combined modality therapy.
Growth factors -- Receptors.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Radiotherapy. (OCoLC)fst00845473
Combined modality therapy. (OCoLC)fst00868995
Growth factors -- Receptors. (OCoLC)fst00948612
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Antineoplastic Agents -- therapeutic use.
Combined Modality Therapy.
Radiotherapy -- methods.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Small, William, Jr.
Other Form: Print version: Combining targeted biological agents with radiotherapy. New York : Demos Medical Pub., 2008 9781933864341 1933864346 (DLC) 2008001694 (OCoLC)190867404
ISBN 9781935281009 (electronic bk.)
1935281003 (electronic bk.)
9781933864341
1933864346
Standard No. 2862913
AU@ 000044822526
AU@ 000051356385
CDX 9673700
DEBBG BV043095627
DEBSZ 422089389
GBVCP 802649858

 
    
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