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Handbook of Acute Leukemia

  • Wolfgang Hiddemann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Wolfgang Hiddemann
    Pages 1-2
  3. Klaus Metzeler
    Pages 15-23
  4. Marion Subklewe
    Pages 77-92

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an overview of the key developments in both acute lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia with a comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, pathogenesis, etiology, clinical manifestations, classification, diagnosis, and staging as well as the most recent developments in the therapeutic landscape for acute leukemia. The Handbook of Acute Leukemia offers readers a key resource into the future outlook for patients with leukemia and is edited and authored by internationally renowned experts in the field. Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells and acute leukemia means the condition progresses rapidly and aggressively, requiring immediate treatment. Acute leukemia is classified according to the type of white blood cells that are affected: either lymphocytes and myeloid cells.

Keywords

Leukemia Acute leukemia Hematology Blood disorder Cancer Oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Wolfgang Hiddemann
    • 1
  1. 1.Internal Medicine IIIMunich University HospitalMunichGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26772-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26770-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26772-2
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