Cancer TherapyLatest thinking in efficacy and toxicity

Published January 2009 18 lectures
Dr. Federico Innocenti
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
Dr. Geoffrey Liu
University of Toronto, Canada
Summary

The pharmacological therapy of cancer is rapidly evolving. In the last decade, novel drug therapies have been introduced and more effective regimens are now available to the treating physicians. This achievement has been made possible by more rational drug development coupled with a dramatic increase in the knowledge of tumor... read moregenetics. Moreover, the recent introduction of biological predictors of drug response has opened the era of individualization of therapies. This series aims to provide a comprehensive update on the innovations that have recently been brought to the field of pharmacological management of patients with cancer.