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Basic and Clinical Oncology #26: Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition,

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Written by over 50 internationally distinguished experts, 30 more than the first edition, and contains nine new chapters! Continuing in the esteemed tradition and heralded success of the first edition, Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition offers a full overview of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) from multiple perspectives-covering all major developments since the previous edition was published eight years ago. Chronicling the complete history and variations of CLL-type leukemia, the Second Edition 7reviews the origin, nature, and molecular differences between B-CLL and T-CLL/PLL leukemias 7analyzes core constituents of apoptosis and causes for dysregulation of programmed cell death (PCD) in B-CLL 7examines recent research on the role cytokines and regulatory molecules may play in cross-cell communication 7profiles commonly used vectors for somatic gene therapy, as well as the latest advances in genetic engineering and vector design and production 7utilizes up-to-the-minute techniques such as fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) and comparative genomic hybridization (CGH) to detect genetic abnormalities and aberrations 7explores current measures of supportive care with splenectomy, cytokine proteins, and intravenous immunoglobulin applications 7identifies how to manage infectious and psychiatric complications in patients with CLL 7and much more! Provides contemporary results on the efficacy of nucleoside analog combinations such as ara-C with fludarabine and cladribine and on the emerging nucleosides nelarabine and clofarabine! Copiously supplemented with over 2500 literature references-1000 more than the first edition-Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition fulfillsthe reference needs of oncologists, hematologists, immunologists, pathologists, infectious disease specialists, internists, molecular biologists, and medical school students in these disciplines.

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Overviews chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) from multiple perspectives, with chapters on the history of the understanding of the disease, epidemiology, and psychosocial aspects of patient management. Some specific subjects are the molecular biology of CLL, genetic aspects, apoptosis dysregulation in CLL, cytokines and regulatory molecules in the pathogenesis of B-cell CLL, and genetic approaches to therapy. Other topics include prognostic factors, the use of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies, autoimmune disease and its management in CLL, and psychological aspects of CLL. This second edition adds nine new chapters, reflecting progress in the field since 1993. The first edition was published as . Cheson teaches at Georgetown University Medical Center, and is affiliated with the National Cancer Institute.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Written by over 50 internationally distinguished experts, 30 more than the first edition, and contains nine new chapters Continuing in the esteemed tradition and heralded success of the first edition, Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition offers a full overview of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) from multiple perspectives-covering all major developments since the previous edition was published eight years ago. Chronicling the complete history and variations of CLL-type leukemia, the Second Edition Provides contemporary results on the efficacy of nucleoside analog combinations such as ara-C with fludarabine and cladribine and on the emerging nucleosides nelarabine and clofarabine Copiously supplemented with over 2500 literature references-1000 more than the first edition-Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition fulfills the reference needs of oncologists, hematologists, immunologists, pathologists, infectious disease specialists, internists, molecular biologists, and medical school students in these disciplines.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824705435
Other:
Cheson, Bruce D.
Publisher:
CRC Press
Author:
Cheson, Bruce D.
Author:
Cheson
Location:
New York
Subject:
Hematology
Subject:
Oncology
Subject:
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Subject:
Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Basic and clinical oncology ;
Series Volume:
2001-126
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
664
Dimensions:
10.10x7.24x1.39 in. 2.78 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Written by over 50 internationally distinguished experts, 30 more than the first edition, and contains nine new chapters Continuing in the esteemed tradition and heralded success of the first edition, Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition offers a full overview of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) from multiple perspectives-covering all major developments since the previous edition was published eight years ago. Chronicling the complete history and variations of CLL-type leukemia, the Second Edition Provides contemporary results on the efficacy of nucleoside analog combinations such as ara-C with fludarabine and cladribine and on the emerging nucleosides nelarabine and clofarabine Copiously supplemented with over 2500 literature references-1000 more than the first edition-Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition fulfills the reference needs of oncologists, hematologists, immunologists, pathologists, infectious disease specialists, internists, molecular biologists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
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