A brand-new edition of the bestselling guide to hematologic malignancies. An international team of contributors come together to present all clinically relevant aspects of leukemias, lymphomas, and myelomas. Using clear terminology, the book discusses salient features, diagnostic procedures, prognosis, and treatments for these cancers. Following on the successful steps of the first edition, this Second Edition covers: various types of leukemias, lymphomas, and myelomas utilizing stem cell transplantation side-effects of various treatments future prospects for leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma targeted therapies and history of the cancers information and support sources for patientsAcute leukemia rarely presents as an incidental finding on a routine blood test, in contrast to the chronic leukemias. ... Both ALL and AML can also involve other organs: for example, testicular leukemic infiltration is often seen in boys with ALL.
|Title||:||Understanding Leukemias, Lymphomas and Myelomas, Second Edition|
|Author||:||Tariq I. Mughal, Tariq Mughal, John Goldman, John M. Goldman, Sabena T. Mughal, Sabena Mughal|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2009-11-13|