176 pages | 138 Color Illus.
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.
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