Chapter 5. Chemotherapy

  1. Ruth Dunleavey

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch5

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Dunleavey, R. (2008) Chemotherapy, in Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch5

Author Information

  1. Department of Haematology/Medical Oncology, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470061015

Online ISBN: 9780470988046

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Keywords:

  • chemotherapy;
  • chemotherapy as radiosensitiser;
  • neoadjuvant chemotherapy;
  • bone marrow suppression;
  • mechanism of chemotherapy associated nausea and vomiting;
  • management of nausea and vomiting;
  • chemotherapy agents and best radiosensitisers;
  • intra-arterial chemotherapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chemotherapy as a radiosensitiser

  • Which chemotherapy agents are the best radiosensitisers?

  • Chemotherapy for recurrent or advanced disease

  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy

  • Intra-arterial chemotherapy

  • Bone marrow suppression

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • The mechanism of chemotherapy associated nausea and vomiting

  • Management of nausea and vomiting

  • Conclusion

  • Frequently asked questions

  • Resources

  • References