Bisphosphonates in Clinical Oncology The Development of Pamidronate

This book provides a clinically oriented overview on the patho-physiological background and the use of bisphosphonates in oncology. The clinical development of pamidronate to treat tumor-induced hypercalcemia and malignant osteolytic bone disease is demonstrated, as well as the results of pivotal st...

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Main Author: Thürlimann, Beat
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1999, 1999
Edition:1st ed. 1999
Series:Recent Results in Cancer Research
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book provides a clinically oriented overview on the patho-physiological background and the use of bisphosphonates in oncology. The clinical development of pamidronate to treat tumor-induced hypercalcemia and malignant osteolytic bone disease is demonstrated, as well as the results of pivotal studies. New important findings on how to best use pamidronate in certain indications are given and put in perspective. The author discusses patient management guidelines as well as pharmaco-economic aspects important for the readers
Physical Description:XIV, 113 p online resource
ISBN:9783642598456