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The next generation: new chemotherapy agents for the 1990s.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1621007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The progress in cancer chemotherapy since the 1940s has been tremendous with over 40 cytotoxic agents, excluding hormones, that have undergone clinical trials and been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Preclinical drug development and clinical trials have made this progress possible. Several new agents that are either undergoing clinical trials or have recently been approved by the FDA include idarubicin, ICRF-187, piroxantrone, all-trans-retinoic acid, fludarabine phosphate, taxol, and suramin.
Authors:
A Galassi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in oncology nursing     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0749-2081     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Oncol Nurs     Publication Date:  1992 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-08-04     Completed Date:  1992-08-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8504688     Medline TA:  Semin Oncol Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-94     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Affiliation:
Department of Nursing, Warren Grant Manguson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antineoplastic Agents / adverse effects,  classification,  therapeutic use*
Clinical Trials as Topic / methods*,  trends
Drug Evaluation, Preclinical / methods*,  trends
Forecasting
Humans
Neoplasms / drug therapy*,  nursing
Oncologic Nursing / methods
Role
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antineoplastic Agents

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