The Sixth Edition of this handbook is a practical, disease-focused pocket reference that emphasizes the optimal current medical practice as it relates to the delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs. By focusing on specific plans for treatment, the book is an invaluable resource for the daily care of cancer patients. In an easy-to-follow outline format, the book provides complete coverage of the basic principles of rational chemotherapy, the drugs and biologic agents available, the treatment of specific cancers, and selected aspects of supportive care. The book focuses on the newest therapeutic advances for specific tumor types, and the emphasis is on the primary indication, usual dosage/schedule, and expected toxicities of drugs used. New to this edition: advances in therapies for individual cancers; significant updating of the drug information section and specific tumor types to reflect the recent development of many new agents, particularly biologic ones; and new American Cancer Society screening guidelines and cancer website information.