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- Incorporates numerous diagrams, tables and illustrations to aidunderstanding.
- Examines key pharmacological and pharmaceutical issues such asdosing, toxicity and preparation of anti-cancer drugs.
- Includes a key chapter of practice essay questions to easerevision.
- Comprehensive coverage of drugs currently in pre-clinical andclinical development.
- An indispensable text for undergraduate students studyingpharmacy and medicine as well as those doing courses such asmolecular biology, biomedical sciences and pharmacology which coveraspects of oncology.