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Principles of chemotherapy

Jim Cassidy, Donald Bissett, Roy A.J. Spence and Miranda Payne

in Oxford Handbook of Oncology

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199563135
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726385 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199563135.003.06

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Principles of chemotherapy

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Rationale for combination therapy - Alkylating agents - Anti-tumour antibiotics - Anti-metabolites - Cisplatin and derivatives - Topoisomerase inhibitors - Anti-microtubule agents - Drug resistance - Dose intensification - Chemo-irradiation -

Chapter.  6624 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Oncology

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