Cancer 
Management:
 A Multidisciplinary 
Approach

March 30, 2010

The information in this volume has been carefully reviewed for accuracy of dosage and indications. Before prescribing any drug, however, the clinician should consult the manufacturer’s current package labeling for accepted indications, absolute dosage recommendations, and other information pertinent to the safe and effective use of the product described.

Edited byRichard Pazdur, MD
Director, Office of Oncology Drug Products?
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research?
US Food and Drug Administration

Lawrence D. Wagman, MD
Executive Medical Director
The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment?
St. Joseph Hospital

Kevin A. Camphausen, MD
Chief, Radiation Oncology Branch?
National Cancer Institute

William J. Hoskins, MD
Executive Director of Surgical Activities?
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

?And the publishers of the journal ONCOLOGY Note to the reader
The information in this volume has been carefully reviewed for accuracy of dosage and indications. Before prescribing any drug, however, the clinician should consult the manufacturer’s current package labeling for accepted indications, absolute dosage recommendations, and other information pertinent to the safe and effective use of the product described. This is especially important when drugs are given in combination or as an adjunct to other forms of therapy. Furthermore, some of the medications described herein, as well as some of the indications mentioned, had not been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration at the time of publication. This possibility should be borne in mind before prescribing or recommending any drug or regimen.

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ISBN Number 9781891483639

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