Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Oncology

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7072-5 (Print) 978-1-4419-7073-2 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Background: Biology, Physiology and Pharmacology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Introduction to the Hematopoietic Growth Factors

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      Pages 11-31

      Early-Acting Hematopoietic Growth Factors: Biology and Clinical Experience

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      Pages 33-53

      Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factors

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      Pages 55-74

      Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents

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      Pages 75-93

      Thrombopoietin Factors

  3. The Colony-Stimulating Factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-108

      Cyclic and Chronic Neutropenia

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      Pages 109-125

      The Myeloid Growth Factors

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      Pages 127-143

      Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor Prophylaxis in Adult Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

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      Pages 145-165

      Summary and Comparison of Myeloid Growth Factor Guidelines in Patients Receiving Cancer Chemotherapy

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      Pages 167-178

      Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factors and Risk of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome

  4. The Erythroid-Stimulating Agents

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-194

      Do Erythropoietic-Stimulating Agents Relieve Fatigue? A Review of Reviews

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      Pages 195-215

      Randomized Controlled Trials of the Erythroid-Stimulating Agents in Cancer Patients

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      Pages 217-238

      Ten Years of Meta-analyses on Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents in Cancer Patients

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      Pages 239-248

      Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Erythroid-Stimulating Agents: ASCO, EORTC, NCCN

  5. The Thrombopoietic Agents

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 249-249

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      Pages 251-265

      Thrombocytopenia and Platelet Transfusions in Patients with Cancer

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      Pages 267-288

      Romiplostim

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      Pages 289-303

      Eltrombopag

  6. Special Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

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      Pages 307-337

      The Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Acute Leukemia: US Perspective

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      Pages 339-362

      The Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Acute Leukemia: A European Perspective

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      Pages 363-382

      The Hematopoietic Growth Factors in the Myelodysplastic Syndromes

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