Drugs and Cancer Propagation

  • Amit Prabhakar
  • Alan David Kaye
  • Richard D. Urman
Chapter

Abstract

Cancer is one of the most significant healthcare issues in both the developed and undeveloped world. The American Cancer Society projects that over 1,638,910 new cancer cases and over 577,190 cancer-related deaths will occur in the United States alone this year. The most prevalent cancers in the United States are breast, prostate, lung, and gastrointestinal, respectively.

Keywords

Cortisol Glucocorticoid Catecholamine Fentanyl Lidocaine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Prabhakar
    • 1
  • Alan David Kaye
    • 2
    • 1
  • Richard D. Urman
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyLouisiana State University Health Sciences CenterNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyTulane Medical CenterNew OrleansUSA
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  4. 4.Center for Perioperative Management and Medical Informatics, Brigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

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