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

174 pages | 138 Color Illus.

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Description

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

1. Introduction to Anticancer Therapies. 2. Acneiform Eruptions. 3. Hair Disorders. 4. Photosensitivity and Photoreactions. 5. Hyperkeratotic Reactions. 6. Sclerotic Eruptions. 7. Hand-Foot Reactions. 8. Oral Mucosal Reactions to Anticancer Therapies. 9. Chemotherapeutic-Induced Nail Reactions. 10. Neoplastic Reactions. 11. Hypersensitivity and Urticaria. 12. Xerosis, Itching, and Fissures. 13. 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:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED017000
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MED029000
MEDICAL / Family & General Practice
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology