Year of Publication: 2023
Author(s) : Surya De
Medicines for Cancer: Mechanism of Action and Clinical Pharmacology of Chemo, Hormonal, Targeted, and Immunotherapies covers most known anti-cancer therapeutics. Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, with its various forms resulting in nearly one out of every six mortalities each year. This book describes all US FDA-approved drugs (up to 2021), such as small molecules, peptides, monoclonal antibodies, whole antibodies, gene therapy, antibody-drug conjugates, cell therapy, and immunotherapies, along with information on their generic and brand names, medical uses, details dosage, mechanisms of actions, pharmacokinetics and side effects. Chemical structures of small molecules, small peptides, antibody-drug conjugates are also provided. This book is ideal for medicinal chemists, oncologists, and pharmacologists, but it will also be indispensable for professional researchers, whether they are working in the clinic or the pharmaceutical industry.