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The Golden Guide to Oncologic Pharmacy

  • Fills an important gap in Oncology/Hematology clinical practice

  • Presented in an easy-to-read format

  • Aimed at a wide range of institutions and professionals

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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. The Pharmacist in Oncology and Hematology

    • Carolina Witchmichen Penteado Schmidt
    Pages 1-8
  3. Oncological Diseases

    • Maria Inês Rodrigues Gato, Amanda Nascimento dos Reis, Flávio dos Santos Silvério, Fumiko Takahashi Ito, Kathia Ferraro Lopes
    Pages 9-71
  4. Hematological Diseases

    • Rafael Duarte Paes, Douglas Coutinho Ribeiro da Costa, Joyce Ferreira Viana, Hebe Mizuno Watanabe
    Pages 73-120
  5. Drugs Used in Chemotherapy

    • Samanta Oliveira da Silva, Ellen Mayara Corrêa
    Pages 121-176
  6. Protocols

    • Kaléu Mormino Otoni, Karla Bruna Nogueira Torres Mormino, Sandna Larissa Freitas dos Santos, Maria Liliane Luciano Pereira
    Pages 177-206
  7. Handling Chemotherapy

    • Sandro Luis Ribeiro Ness, Laura Alegria Martins
    Pages 207-241
  8. Immunotherapy

    • Cristiane Souza de Agostinho, Flávia Mendes Leite, Marlize Brandão Ribeiro Cardoso, Priscila Pinto Costa
    Pages 243-280
  9. CAR-T Cells and Other Related Technologies

    • Marcus Rafael Lobo Bezerra, Larissa Queiroz Pontes, Igor Cabral Studart, Bruna de Sousa Lima, Gilvan Pessoa Furtado
    Pages 281-314
  10. Intrathecal Chemotherapy

    • Breno Magalhães Gomes
    Pages 315-337
  11. Support Drugs

    • Gabriela Sandoval da Silva, Lygia Leão Fernandes, Taynna Tatiane Pereira
    Pages 339-369
  12. Managing Issues: Tumor Lysis, Extravasation, Adverse Effects, and Others

    • Lucio Frigo, Guilherme Aparecido Monteiro Duque da Fonseca, Giovani Marino Favero, Durvanei Augusto Maria
    Pages 371-398
  13. Administration of an Oncology Pharmacy

    • Fred Soares dos Santos, Thais de Leles Balisa, Felipe de Souza Alves, Wanessa Ferraz Neres
    Pages 399-435
  14. Stem Cell Transplantation

    • Fumiko Takahashi Ito, Cintia Vecchies Morassi, Gabriela Sandoval da Silva, Larissa Zuppardi Lacerda Sabino, Mariana Perez Esteves Silva Motta
    Pages 437-471
  15. Oncology and Hematology in the ICU

    • Renan Gomes do Nascimento, Nataly Any Barros Garrido de Paula, MérciaPatrícia Ferreira Conceição, Daniel Rodrigues de Bastos, Danilo de Oliveira Cerqueira
    Pages 473-513
  16. Chemotherapy for the Surgery Center

    • Alessandro Menegon
    Pages 515-538
  17. Chemotherapy for Rheumatology

    • Celina de Jesus Guimarães, Pedro Mikael da Silva Costa, José de Brito Vieira Neto, Anderson Cavalcante Guimarães
    Pages 539-568
  18. Back Matter

    Pages 569-580

About this book

This book fills an important gap in the professional’s daily practice of both Oncology and Hematology. From the understanding of oncological and hematological diseases, drugs and protocols, to the administration of an oncology pharmacy, this book is an essential guide to supporting health professionals working or that intend to work in this area.

This golden standard to practice is featured as a pocket guide easy to be carried around the hospital or clinic. The chapters cover topics such as support drugs; immunotherapy; CART-cells; chemotherapy for rheumatology, surgery and ICU; tumor lysis; extravasation; adverse effects; and stem cell transplantation. The content gathered in this volume is an invaluable resource not only to oncologic, clinical and hospital pharmacists, but also residents, postgraduate and undergraduate students.


  • Oncological Pharmacy
  • Hematological Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Pharmacology Chemotherapy
  • Cancer Pharmacist

Editors and Affiliations

  • Pediatric Oncology Pharmacist & Writer, Curitiba, Brazil

    Carolina Witchmichen Penteado Schmidt

  • Jesus Maria José Maternity Hospital, Quixadá, Brazil

    Kaléu Mormino Otoni

About the editors

Carolina Witchmichen Penteado Schmidt

Pediatric oncology pharmacist with extensive experience at hospitals and clinics in chemotherapy for children, pharmacy, drug interactions, pediatrics, oncology, hematology, stem cell transplantation, neonatology, intensive health care and infectology. Oncological hospital pharmacy specialist with an MBA in Planning and Business Management. Academic experience in teaching for post-graduation and residency programs for specialists such as pharmacists, physicians and nurses. Author of numerous children’s books about cancer, under the pen name Carola Schmidt.


Kaléu Mormino Otoni

Oncology pharmacist with experience at major centers of excellence for cancer treatment, e.g., AC Camargo Cancer Center and Nove de Julho Hospital. Regional representative of the Brazilian Society of Pharmacists in Oncology (SOBRAFO) for the State of São Paulo (2018-2019). Specialist in oncology hospital pharmacy at AC Camargo Cancer Center and MBA in Health Management from the University of São Paulo (USP) and Master's student in Women's and Children's Health at the Federal University of Ceará/Brazil Experience in chemotherapy manipulation, clinical oncology pharmacy, pediatric oncology and hematology, adult oncohematology, and intensive care unit oncology. He is currently the general director of Hospital Maternity Jesus Maria José, is a professor of postgraduate courses in oncology pharmacy and offers training for health professionals.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The Golden Guide to Oncologic Pharmacy

  • Editors: Carolina Witchmichen Penteado Schmidt, Kaléu Mormino Otoni

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-98595-0

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-98596-7

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XV, 580

  • Number of Illustrations: 14 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Oncology, Hematology, Pharmacy, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance

Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-98596-7
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout