Completely revised and updated for 2015, the Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2015 is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalog of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens—both on- and off-label—for the treatment of all the major cancers.
The interactive version of the 2015 Tarascon Catalog is now available.
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The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2015 Editions continue the tradition as the leading pocket drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care.
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Today, the world unites to raise awareness and fight cancer. Celebrated every February 4, World Cancer Day is a global initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that seeks to improve collective knowledge around cancer while challenging misconceptions around the disease. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Debunk the Myths.” The UICC is concentrating specifically dispelling four myths:
Studies have shown that music therapy supports cancer patients through their treatment. It has been proven to promote wellness, manage stress, alleviate pain, enhance memory, help patients communicate and express feelings, and even promote physical rehabilitation.
Cancer of the ovary (ovarian cancer) is the ninth most common cancer in women in the U.S. with almost 22,000 women newly diagnosed each year. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in women. In 2013, approximately 14,230 women will die in the United States from ovarian cancer.
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Jones & Bartlett is pleased to announce the launch of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Author’s Corner, a resource for prospective and new authors. The site contains the most up-to-date, general information on art development, manuscript submission, the publishing process, and editorial contacts. It also houses pertinent documents including: author information forms, marketing questionnaires, and proposal guidelines.
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Major internet retailer Amazon.com offers best seller lists as a way of identifying titles which are popular and frequently purchased by their customers. We are proud to announce that the Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook was listed as the #1 best seller under the Physician & Patient Hospice Care eBooks category last week.
The Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook is the only shirt pocket-sized, quick reference for guiding those difficult conversations with patients and family members who require palliative and hospice care. Containing communication skill techniques, prognostication tools, symptom management options and ethical issues, this portable guide is an ideal tool for any member of the Palliative Medicine team, including: physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists and more.
What people are saying about the guide:
"This point is very helpful for a quick look up of info and new treatment considerations for PC." - Amazon customer review
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.
Topics: Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast exams, Disease, Early Detection Plan, lung cancer, mammograms, National Breast Cancer Foundation, oncology, patient education, patient education