Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy, A Guide for the Mulitdisciplinary Team

Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy

A Guide for the Mulitdisciplinary Team

By David Brighton, Professional Development Facilitator (eLearning & IT), Nursing, Rehabilitation & Quality Assurance / School of Cancer Nursing & Rehabilitation, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey, UK; and Miriam Wood, The Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey, UK


Cell biology, cancer & drug action. Chemotherapy protocols. Risk management & Quality Assurance. Patient information, education. & ethics. Ethical issues. Quality of Life. Management of adult/paed. Clinical Trials. Intravenous management. Self-administration. Infection control. Management of toxicity. Adult Palliative Chemo. Allergies & anaphylaxis. Nausea & vomiting & Antiemetics. Gastrointestinal effects. Mucositis. Malnourishment. Leucopaenia & neutropaenia. Anaemia. Thrombocytopaenia. Alopecia. Renal effects. Electrolyte abnormalities. Skin & nail changes. Neurological effects. Cardiac effects. Pulmonary effects. Hepatic effects. Effect on wound healing. Loss of fertility. Hormone replacement therapy. Fatigue. Management of cancer. Solid tumours. Paediatric chemotherapy treatment. Breast cancer. Lung cancer. Gastrointestinal tumours. Gynaecological tumours. Urological. Head & neck tumours. Skin cancer. Bone & soft tissue sarcoma. CNS tumours. Haematological malignancy. Lymphoma. Leukaemia & Myeloma. High dose chemo/transplant.