Prepared under the aegis of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, this handbook contains all the information clinicians need to care for patients undergoing chemotherapy for gynecologic cancers. Organized to provide quick access to critical information, the book outlines specific treatment regimens for gynecologic cancers by site and stage and offers detailed guidelines on choosing the best regimen for each patient, preparing patients for chemotherapy, and ameliorating side effects and complications. This edition includes all new drugs and chemotherapy regimens developed in the past seven years and provides expanded coverage of the use of blood products and hematologic growth factors.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction and Principles of Chemotherapy 2. Chemotherapeutic Agents Used in the Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancies 3. Design of Clinical Trials 4. The Role of Chemotherapy in Gynecologic Cancer 5. Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy 6. Venous Access 7. Premedication of the Chemotherapy Patient 8. Management of the Neutropenic Patient 9. Management of Complications of Chemotherapy10. Use of Blood Products and Hematologic Growth Factor