Leukemia (Google eBook)

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Uday R. Popat
Demos Medical Publishing, Aug 29, 2011 - Medical - 247 pages
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This issue of Emerging Cancer Therapeutics provides a comprehensive review for practitioners on the current status of leukemia treatment. Leukemia treatment has undergone major change over the course of the past few years and Leukemia addresses current best practices in the light of the most recent evidence.

With contributions from experts across the US and Canada, Leukemia details the current management of different types of leukemia and reviews new therapies in development for various forms of acute leukemia, chronic leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, and myeloproliferative disorders. Coverage includes new developments in hematopoitic cell transplantation, leukemia pathology and management, immunotherapy and targeted therapies. It is a valuable tool for clinicians, nurses, researchers, medical students, residents, and fellows.

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  • Editorial board of nationally recognized experts across the spectrum of Cancer Therapeutics
  • In-depth, up-to-date expert reviews and analysis of major new developments in all areas of Cancer Therapeutics
  • Issues edited by an authority in specific subject area
  • Focuses on major topics in Cancer Therapeutics with in-depth articles covering advances in clinical and translational research developments, as well as clinical applications and experience
  • Emphasizes multidisciplinary approaches to research and practice

  

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Contents

Foreword
vii
Preface
ix
Contributors
xi
Hematopathology and Diagnostic Studies in Leukemia
189
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
219
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
239
Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
259
The Myelodysplastic Syndromes
283
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
329
ReducedIntensity Allogeneic Transplantation
347
Alternative Donor Transplantation for Adult Leukemia
357
Immunotherapy for Leukemia
371
Novel and Targeted Therapies in Leukemia
389
Infections in Patients with Leukemia
411
Index
427
Back Cover
437

Myelofibrosis
307

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About the author (2011)

Associate Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

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