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Chronic and Acute Leukemias in Adults

  • Clara D. Bloomfield

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 26)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Eric H. Westin, Flossie Wong-Staal, Robert C. Gallo
    Pages 1-25
  3. D. Catovsky, J. V. Melo, E. Matutes
    Pages 69-112
  4. Michael Stanley, Robert W. McKenna, Gary Ellinger, Richard D. Brunning
    Pages 147-174
  5. Frederick R. Appelbaum, E. Donnall Thomas
    Pages 229-262
  6. Janet Cuttner, Richard Meyer, Edward P. Ambinder, Tien-Nsi Young
    Pages 263-282
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 339-358

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general on­ cology textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized jour­ nals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often pre­ liminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general jour­ nals frequently publish good indepth reviews of cancer topics, and published symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortunately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can nev­ er be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by di­ viding the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc. Second,. by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.

Keywords

Staging adjuvant therapy cancer treatment cell classification imaging immunotherapy leukemia lymphoma prevention transplantation tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Clara D. Bloomfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Medical OncologyUniversity of Minnesota School of MedicineMinneapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-2581-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-9619-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-2581-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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