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Drug Information Handbook for Oncology, 17th Edition

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This handbook provides healthcare professionals with vital information on antineoplastic agents, ancillary medications, combination chemotherapy regimens, and dosing protocols. Oncology drug monographs contain concise fields of pharmacology detail, including a Combination Regimens field in specific monographs that provides references to applicable chemotherapy regimens.

The Special Topics section reviews cancer-related issues, such as the management of EGFR inhibitor toxicities: dermatologic, ocular, and gastrointestinal; venous thromboembolism in the cancer patient; chronic pain management (cancer); hospice (end of life) care; palliative care medicine (cancer); hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; management of infections; safe handling of hazardous drugs; and emetogenic potential of antineoplastic agents in children. The Appendix adds valuable information on conversions, renal function tests, comparative drug charts, and laboratory reference values for adults.


  • 456 Drug Monographs
  • 414 Chemotherapy Regimens
  • Up to 42 Fields of Information per Monograph
  • More than 100 Pages of Appendix & Special Topics Information

Updates to this Edition:

  • 71 New Drug Monographs
  • 40 New Chemotherapy Regimens
  • New Monograph Field
    • Reproductive Consideration
  • Updated Special Topics
    • Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Adults
    • Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Children
    • Management of Drug Extravasations
    • Opioid Conversion Table and Morphine Equivalent Dose Table
    • Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs
    • Oral Anticoagulant Comparison Chart
Author(s): Diedra L. Bragalone, Pharm.D., MBA, BCOP, BCPS
ISBN: 978-1-59195-390-6
Publication Year: 2022
Format: Softcover
2336 pages