A Beginner’s Guide to Targeted Cancer Treatments

The accessible guide to the principles behind new, more targeted drug treatments for cancer.

A Beginner's Guide to Targeted Cancer Treatments

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Written for anyone who encounters cancer patients, cancer data or cancer terminology, but has no more than a passing knowledge of cell biology.

Using over 100 original illustrations, A Beginner’s Guide to Targeted Cancer Treatments covers the biology and mechanisms of action of a huge range of targeted drug treatments, including kinase inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies, and novel immunotherapies.

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Elaine translates a complex and often overwhelming topic into something digestible and easily understood. She also explains what cancer is, how it behaves and how our understanding of cancer has changed in recent years.

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Reviews

 

“I wish this book had existed when I began my career in oncology research.

Reading this book gave me even deeper insight into some of the studies I had previously worked on.”


Ben Hood, Cancer Research UK Senior Nurse

“This will become the “go-to book” for any health care professional wanting information on targeted treatments in cancer.”


Dan Collins, Lead Haematology Pharmacist

“The relaxed and informal writing style makes a difficult subject easier to understand.”


Nikki Hayward, Senior Nurse

“This book is ideally suited to someone with a good baseline understanding of how monoclonal antibodies and kinase inhibitors work and who wants to learn more about the specific differences between various therapies.”


Tom Taylor, Senior Clinical Trials Coordinator

“Patients and healthcare professionals will be delighted to discover a book that makes incomprehensible concepts accessible, interesting, and logical.”


Heather Phillips, Senior Nurse

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