Safe handling and administration considerations of oral anticancer agents in the clinical and home setting.

@article{Lester2012SafeHA,
  title={Safe handling and administration considerations of oral anticancer agents in the clinical and home setting.},
  author={Joanne L Lester},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={E192-7}
}
The use of hormonal, chemotherapeutic, and targeted biologic oral agents has exponentially increased since the early 2000s. Oral therapies have the advantage of persistent exposure of the cytotoxic drug to tumor cells and the tumor environment. The use of oral anticancer agents provides therapeutic drug treatment for patients with cancer in the comfort of… CONTINUE READING