Vascular Disruptive Agents for the Treatment of Cancer

Vascular Disruptive Agents for the Treatment of Cancer

Tumour survival and growth is critically dependent on an independent blood supply. As such tumour vasculature presents an ideal target for cancer therapy that is widely applicable, accessible and genetically stable rendering it less prone to resistance. Two approaches have been explored for cancer therapy; firstly the prevention of new vessel formation with inhibitors of […]

The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics will focus on The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors. Articles will focus on: Targeting aberrant signaling in myeloid malignancies: promise versus reality; The development and use of imatinib for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia; Mechanisms of resistance to ABL kinase inhibition in CML and the development of […]

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2020

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2020

Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The #1 annual internal medicine guide that clinicians turn to first―extensively revised and updated CURRENT Medical Diagnosis & Treatment is the most comprehensive, reliable, and timely reference available […]

Acupuncture for Treating Common Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review (Original Articles) (Report)

Acupuncture for Treating Common Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review (Original Articles) (Report)

INTRODUCTION BREAST CANCER IS A LIFE-THREATENING disease that affects approximately 22,460 individuals in Canada each year. (1) Breast cancer is defined as cancer that has a site of origin in tissues of the breast, usually occurring in the ducts or lobules. (1) Medical treatment is known to increase survival rates in women with breast cancer […]

Expanding Access to ART in South Africa: The Role of Nurse-Initiated Treatment (Issues IN Medicine) (Antiretroviral Therapy )

Expanding Access to ART in South Africa: The Role of Nurse-Initiated Treatment (Issues IN Medicine) (Antiretroviral Therapy )

The South African government’s recent policy decision to expand access to HIV care rapidly and ‘ensure that all the health institutions in the country are ready to receive and assist patients and not just a few accredited ARV centres’ (1) represents a dramatic and welcome about-turn on years of hesitation and confusion in the country’s […]

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Antituberculosis Treatment Induced Hepatotoxicity (Report)

Evaluation of Risk Factors for Antituberculosis Treatment Induced Hepatotoxicity (Report)

In 1993, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared tuberculosis (TB) to be a ‘global emergency’ with more than a third of the world’s population infected. Globally, 8.9 million new cases of TB occur annually, of which 1.8 million (20%) occur in India (1). Anti-TB chemotherapy containing isoniazid (H), rifampicin (R) and pyrazinamide (Z) has proved […]

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (Salt, Diet and Health: Neptune's Poisoned Chalice: The Origins of High Blood Pressure.) (Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults.) (Editorial)

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (Salt, Diet and Health: Neptune’s Poisoned Chalice: The Origins of High Blood Pressure.) (Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults.) (Editorial)

SALT AND BLOOD PRESSURE A number of years ago, I covered my food with a heavy dose of salt before taking a single bite. After a while, my blood pressure began to rise, and I considered how foolish I was to add salt to my food at the table. I stopped adding salt abruptly, and […]