Understanding Leukemias, Lymphomas and Myelomas
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 patients
Table of Contents
Introduction to Blood Cancers. Myths and Facts about Blood and Stem Cells. What Happens in Leukemias, Lymphomas, and Myelomas? Different Types of Leukemias, Lymphomas, and Myelomas. Diagnosis of Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma. The Patient and the Specialist. General Management of Blood Cancers. Specific Therapy for Leukemias. Specific Therapy for Lymphomas. Specific Current Therapy for Myelomas. Current Role of Stem Cell Transplantation for Leukemias, Lymphomas, and Myelomas. Principal Side Effects of the Treatment of Leukemias, Lymphomas, and Myelomas. Future Prospects. Glossary. Appendices. Index.
Mughal, Tariq I.; Mughal, Tariq; Goldman, John; Goldman, John M.; Mughal, Sabena T.; Mughal, Sabena