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Therapeutic Monitoring of Etoposide in Lung Cancer

Therapeutic Monitoring of Etoposide in Lung Cancer Book
Author : Anthony William Tarpey
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The measurement of serum levels of etoposide using high performance liquid chromatography was investigated in patients with small cell carcinoma of the lung. 19 patients were treated with two cycles of etoposide (600 mg/m2 daily) on three days as a six hour infusion, 2 patients were received modified schedule with the same dose given as a continuous 72 hour infusion during the second cycle. Peak levels of etoposide ranged between 17.5 ug/ml and 66.0 pg/ml (mean 43.0 ug/ml) during cycle 1 and between 22.5/ml and 66.0 ug/ml (mean 45ug/ml) for cycle 2. Variation was seen in the area under the concentration curve of the drug (AUC) with the range for the course 1 being 698 to 1799 g/ml/h and for cycle 2 1054 to 1803 pg/ml/h. The AUC for the second cycle of treatment in the 2 patients who received the drug as a continuous infusion were 44% and 66% that obtained during the first cycle of treatment. The median survival of the patients in the trial was 262 days with a single patient surviving over 1500 days. No correlation was found between dose of drug, plasma levels of etoposide or AUC values with survival or response to treatment. Severe dose-limiting toxicity (neutropenic septicaemia) was seen in all patients and was most severe following the first treatment. No correlation was seen with toxicity and plasma levels or dose of etoposide. The measurment of drugs used in the treatment of cancer is being increasingly advocated, however, measurement in plasma may prove unsatisfactory since it may not reflect drug levels or activity at the target site.

Lung Cancer Planner

Lung Cancer Planner Book
Author : Royal Ribbon Publishing
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-11-07
ISBN : 9781706390510
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Book Includes: Contact Info Doctors, Pharmacies, Hospitals, and Clinics Personal Support Appointments Dates to Remember Symptoms and Side Effects Questions about Treatment Treatment Plan Medications Meal Plan Workout Plan Important Note Looking for a great gift? Need a new journal in your life? This unique journal notebook full-color soft cover. All pages are provided for you to put your thoughts, hopes, experiences, likes, and dislikes.100 pages professionally bound book with durable glossy cover to protect your book Great gift idea Measures 8" x 10" Designed by "Royal Ribbon Publishing"

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Jack A. Roth,James D. Cox,Waun Ki Hong
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-08-26
ISBN : 1444358669
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lung cancer is a major cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women. However, since the first edition of Lung Cancer was published 14 years ago, rapid progress in the biology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease has been made.

Cancer Treatment Symposia

Cancer Treatment Symposia Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1983
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advancing the Science of Implementation Across the Cancer Continuum

Advancing the Science of Implementation Across the Cancer Continuum Book
Author : David A. Chambers,Cynthia A. Vinson,Wynne E. Norton
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2018
ISBN : 0190647426
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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While many effective interventions have been developed with the potential to significantly reduce morbidity and mortality from cancer, they are of no benefit to the health of populations if they cannot be delivered. In response to this challenge, Advancing the Science of Implementation across the Cancer Continuum provides an overview of research that can improve the delivery of evidence-based interventions in cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and survivorship. Chapters explore the field of implementation science and its application to practice, a broad synthesis of relevant research and case studies illustrating each cancer-focused topic area, and emerging issues at the intersection of research and practice in cancer. Both comprehensive and accessible, this book is an ideal resource for researchers, clinical and public health practitioners, medical and public health students, and health policymakers.

Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Journal of the National Cancer Institute Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1991-04
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cancer Treatment Reports

Cancer Treatment Reports Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1983
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Heine H. Hansen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Primary lung tumors are now a global health problem. The incidence has risen dramatically during the last 5--6 decades, reflecting the popularity of cigarette smoking. In this, the fifth volume dealing with lung cancer in the series KappaCANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCHkappa, many current research topics are covered by notable authorities, including chemoprevention, growth factors, multidrug resistance, new agents, and haematopoietic growth factors. Altogether, the 17 chapters from twelve countries highlight some of the rapid developments taking place in basic and clinical research of lung cancer. These chapters not only give up-to-date information, they will also stimulate further research into this man-made disease which was almost unheard of a century ago.

Experiences of Carers of People with Lung Cancer

Experiences of Carers of People with Lung Cancer Book
Author : Mhairi F. Simpson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2016
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Demos Medical Publishing
Release : 2012-05-18
ISBN : 1617050970
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With contributions from internationally recognized experts, Lung Cancer details the current management of lung cancer and reviews new therapies in development for lung cancer, with an emphasis on therapeutic exploitation of the heterogeneous nature of lung tumors at the molecular level. Coverage includes discussion of multiple new agents that have been shown to impact overall survival as well as articles covering molecular biology of lung cancer, chemotherapy regimens for lung cancer, the emergence of maintenance therapy, the complexity of radiotherapy in the chest, the impact of adjuvant chemotherapy for resected non-small cell lung cancer, surgical considerations for early-stage lung cancer, and more. This book is a valuable tool for clinicians, nurses, researchers, medical students, residents, and fellows. Emerging Cancer Therapeutics features: Editorial board of nationally recognized experts across the spectrum of Cancer Therapeutics In-depth, up-to-date expert reviews and analysis of major new developments in all areas of Cancer Therapeutics Issues edited by an authority in specific subject area Focuses on major topics in Cancer Therapeutics with in-depth articles covering advances in clinical and translational research developments, as well as clinical applications and experience Emphasizes multidisciplinary approaches to research and practice

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Christopher John Hacon Williams
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 1992
ISBN : 9780192622501
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lung cancer is primarily a disease of well-developed affluent countries. It is by far the most common cancer in men, and is poised to overtake breast cancer as the most common cancer in women. Yet, although it is common, preventable, and sometimes curable, very little information isavailable about what happens when you get it - which is when accessible information is most needed.In a clear, non-emotive style, this revised and updated new edition provides the answers to the questions patients with lung cancers or those involved with them are likely to ask. The first section describes the causes (and includes a chapter on stopping smoking), diagnosis, and progression of thedisease. There follows a section on the curative and symptomatic treatments available for the different types of lung cancer; and the third section, new for this edition, discusses the future prospects for the disease and its treatment. Also included are a glossary, a list of further reading, andan extensive list of addresses of organizations which can provide help and advice.

Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer

Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer Book
Author : Harvey I. Pass,David P. Carbone,David H. Johnson,John D. Minna,Giorgio V. Scagliotti,Andrew T. Turrisi
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2012-02-13
ISBN : 1451152965
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this Fourth Edition is the most comprehensive, current reference on lung cancer, with contributions from the world's foremost surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, and basic scientists. Coverage includes complete information on combined modality treatments for small cell and non-small cell lung cancer and on complications of treatment and management of metastases. Emphasis is also given to early detection, screening, prevention, and new imaging techniques. This edition has expanded thoracic oncology chapters including thymus, mesothelioma, and mediastinal tumors, more detailed discussion of targeted agents, and state-of-the-art information on newer techniques in radiotherapy. Other highlights include more international contributors and greater discussion of changes in lung cancer management in each region of the world. A new editor, Giorgio Scagliotti, MD from the University of Turin, has coordinated the accounts of European activities. A companion website includes the full text online and an image bank.

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Julie Walker
Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9781404203884
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discusses what lung cancer is and what causes it, symptoms it reveals and how it is diagnosed, and how it can be prevented and treated.

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Kemp H. Kernstine, MD, PhD,Karen L. Reckamp, MD, MS
Publisher : Demos Medical Publishing
Release : 2010-10-25
ISBN : 1617050180
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lung Cancer: Over the course of the last decade, the treatment of lung cancer has evolved quite rapidly. New scientific and clinical advances have modified the standard of care and led to improved patient outcomes. At the same time, the treatment of lung cancer has become increasingly complex, requiring the comprehensive review and assessment of multiple issues, genetics, radiology, surgery, reconstruction, chemotherapy, and more. As a result the harmony and open communication between these specialties facilitated by a multidisciplinary team approach are crucial in providing the best care to patients and ensuring successful treatment. Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Management, written by a multidisciplinary team of authors representing a range of disciplines, is a valuable resource for physicians, fellows, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, and all health care providers involved in the treatment of lung cancer. Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Management summarizes the state-of-the-art issues related to the treatment of lung cancer and describes an approach for optimal multidisciplinary care for individuals who have been diagnosed with lung cancer or who are at higher risk to develop lung cancer. About the Series: The Current Multidisciplinary Oncology series edited by Charles R. Thomas consolidates and integrates the varied aspects of multidisciplinary care for major topics in oncology, including breast, lung, prostrate, head and neck and more. The volumes in the Current Multidisciplinary Oncology series will represent all related topic areas, including oncology, radiation oncology, pain, pathology, imaging, psychological support and the primary disease. In addition, each volume includes a chapter focusing on special populations and the disease's impact / difference on them, and discussion of future directions and quality of life issues. In addition each volume has a chapter written by a private practice oncologist. All Current Multidisciplinary Oncology titles provide: Consolidation and integration of the varied aspects of multidisciplinary care for major topics in oncology Coverage of all related topic areas, including medical and surgical oncology, radiation oncology, pain, pathology, imaging, psychological support, and the primary disease A chapter focusing on special populations and the disease's impact / difference on them A chapter on community practice written by a private practice oncologist Discussion of quality-of-life issues

Lung Cancer A Practical Approach to Evidence Based Clinical Evaluation and Management

Lung Cancer  A Practical Approach to Evidence Based Clinical Evaluation and Management Book
Author : Lynn T. Tanoue,Frank C Detterbeck
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2018-05-30
ISBN : 0323496067
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of lung cancer evaluation and management with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Lynn T. Tanoue and Frank Detterbeck. This easy-to-read reference presents a summary of today’s best evidence-based approaches to diagnosis and management in this critical area. Covers diagnosis and evaluation, treatment considerations, and comprehensive care options for patients with lung cancer. Provides insight on evidence for today’s best practices, as well as future directions in the field. Consolidates today’s evidence-based information on the clinical aspects of lung cancer into one convenient resource.

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Joseph Aisner
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1985
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer  Book
Author : David J. Stewart
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-03-10
ISBN : 9781607615248
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Defining the Lung Cancer Problem 1 Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the world. It kills almost as many Americans as cancers of the breast, prostate, colon, rectum, pancreas, and 2 kidney combined, and accounts for 28.6% of all US cancer deaths. With an increase in the 5-year relative survival rate from 13% to only 16% in the more than 2 30 years from 1974 to the present, it will take us another 840 years to eradicate lung cancer deaths if we do not improve the current rate of progress. As discussed in this text, lung cancer prevention has received substantial att- tion. The decrease in smoking in recent decades has helped, but smoking is not the only problem. Lung cancer in people who have never smoked is currently the 5th 3 leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Several factors contribute to the lethality of lung cancer, including the rapidity of tumor growth, advanced stage at diagnosis (due to nonspecificity of early sy- toms and the uncertain efficacy of screening), early development of metastases, and resistance to therapy. Several chapters in this book discuss new molecular targets that may be potentially exploitable in the future, as well as discussing our track record to date in exploiting them.

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : Gregory Pontifex
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1982
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Book
Author : William L. Watson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1968
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Morphogenesis of Lung Cancer

Morphogenesis of Lung Cancer Book
Author : Yukio Shimosato,Myron R. Melamed,Paul Nettesheim
Publisher : CRC-Press
Release : 1982-12-29
ISBN : 9780849365263
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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