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Handbook of Multiple Myeloma

  • Mohamad Mohty
  • Jean-Luc Harousseau

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Hervé Avet-Loiseau, Jill Corre
    Pages 1-13
  3. Carlos Fernández de Larrea, Joan Bladé
    Pages 15-28
  4. Mohamad Mohty, Florent Malard, Jean-Luc Harousseau
    Pages 29-40
  5. Eileen M. Boyle, Charline Legrand, Hélène Demarquette, Stéphanie Guidez, Charles Herbaux, Xavier Leleu et al.
    Pages 41-63
  6. Michel Delforge
    Pages 65-77
  7. Evangelos Terpos
    Pages 79-90

About this book

Introduction

This handbook is an in-depth and comprehensive guide to the pathophysiology, diagnosis, staging, treatment and management of patients with multiple myeloma. The Handbook was commissioned to address an unmet need for a book of this kind in the myeloma field and to provide busy healthcare professionals with an informative and educational review of the current and emerging treatment recommendations for multiple myeloma. Myeloma is a type of bone marrow cancer arising from plasma cells and is the second most common form of bone marrow cancer, but represents just 1% of all cancers. The causes of myeloma are not fully understood but it is thought to be caused by an interaction of both genetic and environmental factors. This Handbook discusses these issues as well the latest developments in the field and will be an invaluable source of topical information for all healthcare professionals with an interest in multiple myeloma.

Keywords

Bone Marrow Cancer Hematology Multiple Myeloma Oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohamad Mohty
    • 1
  • Jean-Luc Harousseau
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical Hematology and Cellular Therapy DepartmentUniversité Pierre and Marie Curie, Hospital Saint-AntoineParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of HematologyCentre René Gauducheau, Nantes Atlantique (Saint-Herblain)NantesFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18218-6
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-18217-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-18218-6
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