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Understanding Leukemias, Lymphomas and Myelomas

2nd Edition

By Tariq I. Mughal

CRC Press

180 pages

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Paperback: 9781841847757
pub: 2010-08-11
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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


Appendix I: Sources of Information and Support for Patients

Appendix II: General References and Suggested Further Reading


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Oncology