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Basic and Clinical Oncology #36: Myelodysplastic Syndromes: Pathobiology and Clinical Management

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Written by a team of leading authorities in pathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, and clinical management strategies in myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), this text provides a concise, easy-to-follow review of the advances in the science, classification, diagnosis, and management of the condition.

An ideal source for hematologists, oncologists, and cancer researchers, this Second Edition features:

  • a new eight-page color insert
  • 200 color and black-and-white illustrations
  • reworked content organized into three sections: MDS epidemiology and biology; diagnosis, classification, and prognosis; and MDS therapy
  • thoroughly updated chapters reflecting a shift from the topical focus as dictated by the evolution of the field

New topics in Myelodysplastic Syndrome include:

  • del(5q) and 5q-syndrome, CMML, and MDS-MPD overlap syndrome
  • the reborn DNA methyltransferase inhibiting nucleoside analogs
  • the diagnosis of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and other MDS cases with myeloproliferative features
  • the role of mitochondria and the potential importance of iron overload in MDS
  • global genomics approaches, such as cDNA expression arrays, array-based comparative genomic hybridization, and single nucleotide polymorphism array
  • the role of abnormal mitochondrial ferritin accumulation and other mitochondrial metabolic anomalies in MD
  • other disease-associated alterations, such as abnormalities of B lymphocyte populations in MD
  • three recently approved drugs: azacitidine, lenalidomide, and decitabine

Synopsis:

Written by a team of contributors from among the world's leading authorities in pathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, and clinical management strategies in MDS, "Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Pathobiology and Clinical Management "provides a concise, easy-to-follow review and synthesis of the advances in the science, classification, diagnosis, and management of myelodysplastic disorder. This text is ideal for hematologists, oncologists, and cancer researchers.

Key features include:

Product Details

ISBN:
9781420074390
Author:
Steensma, David P.
Publisher:
CRC Press
Subject:
Hematology
Subject:
Therapy
Subject:
Physiopathology
Subject:
Endocrinology & Metabolism
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Series:
Basic and Clinical Oncology
Series Volume:
36
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
536
Dimensions:
9.10x6.10x1.20 in. 1.95 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Written by a team of contributors from among the world's leading authorities in pathogenesis, diagnostic techniques, and clinical management strategies in MDS, "Myelodysplastic Syndrome: Pathobiology and Clinical Management "provides a concise, easy-to-follow review and synthesis of the advances in the science, classification, diagnosis, and management of myelodysplastic disorder. This text is ideal for hematologists, oncologists, and cancer researchers.

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