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3rd Edition

The Lymphoid Neoplasms 3ed




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ISBN 9780340809471
Published July 30, 2010 by CRC Press
1689 Pages 50 Color & 330 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This comprehensive and authoritative reference covers all aspects of the group of disorders collectively known as the lymphoid neoplasms. The reader is taken through a description of its normal cellular origins and the molecular genetic abnormalities that can lead to this group of conditions, a section of the book that has been considerably strengthened for this third edition, to the environmental factors that may be relevant to disease development, and, finally, to the pragmatic aspects of disease management. The authors synthesise for the reader apsects of current knowledge and likely future developments, and direct them to the appropriate resources should they wish to pursue particular avenues of scientific or literature research.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Epidemiology. Immunobiology. Classification and Pathogenesis. Pathology and Pathogenesis of Specific Lymphomas. Presenting Features, Diagnosis and Staging. General Principles of Management. Management of Specific Diseases. Future Directions in Diagnosis And Treatment.

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Biography

Ian T. Magrath DSc (Med), FRCP, FRCPath
President, International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research,
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences,
International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research,
Brussels, Belgium

Section editors:

Kishor Bhatia PhD, FRCPath
Director, AIDS Malignancy Program
OHAM, NCI, NIH
Bethesda, MD
USA

Paolo Boffetta MD, MPH
Head of Environment Section, IARC
Lifestyle and Cancer Group
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Lyon
France

Claire Dearden BSc, MD, FRCP, FRCPath
Consultant Haematologist
Department of Haemato-Oncology
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Cancer Research
London
UK

Volker Diehl MD, PhD
Professor of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
Honorary Chairman of German Hodgkin Study Group (GHSG)
Former Head of Department I of Internal Medicine
University Hospital Cologne
Cologne
Germany

Randy D. Gascoyne MD, FRCPC
Clinical Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
British Columbia Cancer Agency and
The University of British Columbia
Research Director, Centre for Lymphoid Cancers
Senior Scientist, BC Cancer Research Centre
Vancouver, BC
Canada

Hans Konrad Müller-Hermelink Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c.
Professor and Chairman
Institute of Pathology
University of Würzburg
Würzburg
Germany

Michael Potter MD
Scientist, Emeritus
Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics
National Cancer Institute, NIH
Bethesda, MD
USA

Ama Z. S. Rohatiner MD, FRCP
Professor of Haemato-Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology,
St. Bartholomew's Hospital
London
UK