Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood (5th Revised edition)

Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood (5th Revised edition)

By: John M. Goldman (editor), Peter H. Wiernik (editor), Robert A. Kyle (editor), Janice P. Dutcher (editor)Hardback

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Description

Classification is at the crux of diagnostics and therapeutics in hematopathology and has been evolving constantly since the first descriptions of leukemia in mid-19th century. Although it does not form the structural framework for the book's organization, the current World Health Organization classification of neoplastic diseases of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues is covered in specific chapters.

Contents

Section One: Chronic Leukemias and Related Disorders.- A History of the Chronic Leukemia.- Epidemiology of the Chronic Leukemias.- Pathology amd Morphology of Chronic Leukemias and Related Disorders.- Molecular Biology and Cytogenetics of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.- Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.- Section Two: Acute Leukemias.- Historical Perspectives on Acute Leukemias.- Cytogenetics of Acute Leukemia.- Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia.- Immunobiology of Acute Leukemia.- Therapy-Related Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.- Myelodysplastic Syndromes.- Section Three: Myeloma and Related Disorders.- Histroy of Multiple Myeloma.- Cytokines and Signal Transduction in Multiple Myeloma.- Epidemiology of Multiple Myeloma.- Heavy-Chain Disease.- Amyloidosis.- Section Four: Lymphoma.- Historical Overview of Malignant Lymphoma.- Genetic Factors in Lymphomagenesis.- Immunology of the Lymphomas.- Diagnosis and Treatment of Hodgkin's Disease.- Lymphoma in Other Diseases.- Section Five: Supportive Care.- Historical Perspectives in Supportive Care.- Prevention of Infections in Patients with Hematological Malignancies.- Platelet and Granulocyte Transfusion.- Stem Cell Processing and Purging.- Umbilical Cord Blood Banking and Transplanting.-

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781607612001
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1200
  • ID: 9781607612001
  • ISBN10: 1607612003
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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