As with other pharmacologic agents used in the treatment of human disease, the administration of anticancer drugs often results in toxic adverse effects to the skin, hair, and nails. Toxic drug reactions in the skin may occur as idiosyncratic or allergic drug reactions at ordinary therapeutic drug dosages or in a dose-dependent manner. In general, three classes of anticancer agents have unique dermatologic toxicities: cytotoxic chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and targeted anticancer therapy.
|Title of host publication||Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2019|
- Cancer treatment
- Cutaneous adverse events
- Dermatologic toxicities
- Drug reaction