Chemistry and pharmacology of anticancer drugs / David E. Thurston.

Author
Thurston, David E. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, 2007.
Description
1 online resource (312 p.)

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Summary note
While drug therapies developed in the last 50 years have markedly improved the management of some types of cancers, treatment outcomes, and drug side-effects for the most common types remain unacceptable. However, recent technological advances are leading to improved therapies based on targeting distinct biological pathways in cancer cells. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Anticancer Drugs is a comprehensive survey of all families of anticancer agents currently in use or in advanced stages of clinical trials, including biologicals. The book is unique in providing molecular s
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
English
Contents
Front cover; Foreword; Acknowledgments; The Author; Contents; Chapter 1. Introduction to Cancer; Chapter 2. Antimetabolites; Chapter 3. DNA-Interactive Agents; Chapter 4. Antitubulin Agents; Chapter 5. Molecularly Targeted Agents; Chapter 6. Hormonal Therapies; Chapter 7. Tumor-Targeting Strategies; Chapter 8. Biological Agents; Chapter 9. The Future; Chapter 10. Personalized Treatments; Chapter 11. Adjunct Therapies; Index; Back cover
ISBN
  • 0-429-11844-9
  • 1-4200-0890-0
OCLC
85831946
Doi
  • 10.1201/9781420008906
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