Adult in Leukemias 1: v. 1 (Cancer Treatment and Research 5)
By: Clara D. Bloomfield (editor)Hardback
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Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals frequently publish good indepth reviews of cancer topics, and pub- lished symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortu- nately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by di- viding the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc.
Second, by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.
1. Viruses and adult leukemia - lymphoma of man and relevant animal models.- 2. T-cell growth factor-dependent leukemic cell growth: therapeutic implications.- 3. Treatment related leukemia.- 4. The French-American-British classification of the acute adult myeloid leukemias: its clinical relevance.- 5. Chromosome abnormalities in adult acute leukemia: biologic and therapeutic significance.- 6. An integrated approach to the study and treatment of acute myelocytic leukemia.- 7. Acute nonlymphocytic leukemia in the elderly: biology and treatment.- 8. Early identification of potentially cured patients with acute myelo-genous leukemia - a recent challenge.- 9. The clinical relevance of lymphocyte surface markers in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia.- 10. The therapy of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia.- 11. The role of therapeutic and prophylactic granulocyte transfusions in adult acute leukemia.- 12. Bone marrow transplantation in adult acute leukaemia: who should be transplanted, and when?.
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