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CURRENT ISSUEGAZZETTA MEDICA ITALIANA ARCHIVIO PER LE SCIENZE MEDICHE

A Journal on Internal Medicine and Pharmacology

Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Monthly

ISSN 0393-3660

Online ISSN 1827-1812

 

Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2013 October;172(10):811-7

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Milestones in cancer treatment: two centuries of expectations and disappointments

Rescigno P., Jirillo A., Imbevaro S., Mazurek M.

Centro di Valutazione Farmaci Oncologici Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Padova, Italia

It is presented here the history of oncology in the last two centuries through various phases: surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and more recently immunotherapy. Afterwards in support of these types of cancer treatment pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics have developed. The current economic crisis has instead stimulated the birth of pharmacoeconomics.

language: Italian


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