Dermatologic Reactions to Cancer Therapies: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Dermatologic Reactions to Cancer Therapies

1st Edition

Edited by Gabriella Fabbrocini, Mario E. Lacouture, Antonella Tosti

CRC Press

176 pages | 138 Color Illus.

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Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer can have devastating side effects on the skin of a patient. This innovative guide for both dermatologists and oncologists gives a good introduction both to therapy regimes and to dermatological management for medical professionals treating their patients.

Table of Contents

Introduction to anticancer therapies. Acneiform eruptions. Hair disorders. Photosensitivity and photo-reactions. Hyperkeratotic reactions. Sclerotic reactions. Hand foot reactions. Oral mucosal reactions to anticancer therapies. Chemotherapeutic-induced nail reactions. Neoplastic reactions. Hypersensitivity and urticaria. Xerosis, itching, and fissures. Radiation dermatitis

About the Editors

Gabriella Fabbrocini, MD Department of Dermatology, University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Mario E Lacouture, MD Director, Oncodermatology Program, Memorial Sloan Ketttering Cancer Center, New York City, New York, USA

Antonella Tosti, MD Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Health System, Miami, Florida, USA

About the Series

Series in Dermatological Treatment

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MEDICAL / Oncology