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Pediatric Lymphomas

  • Howard J. Weinstein
  • Melissa M. Hudson
  • Michael P. Link

Part of the Pediatric Oncology book series (PEDIATRICO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. R. E. Hutchison, A. Uner
    Pages 7-33
  3. Melissa M. Hudson, Cindy Schwartz, Louis S. Constine
    Pages 35-66
  4. T. M. Trippett, A. Chen
    Pages 67-84
  5. Sharon B. Murphy
    Pages 85-89
  6. S. L. Perkins, S. W. Morris
    Pages 91-140
  7. I. Magrath
    Pages 141-174
  8. Alfred Reiter
    Pages 175-197
  9. T. G. Gross, B. Shiramizu
    Pages 233-258
  10. D. L. Friedman, A. T. Meadows
    Pages 259-280
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 281-291

About this book

Introduction

T is is the f rst edition of Pediatric Lymphomas. T e ment of both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas, editors have been colleagues for more than 25 years and lymphoproliferative disorders associated with - and have been involved in the design and coordination munodef ciency. In addition, three chapters focus on of clinical trials and multimodality approaches for the pathology, molecular biology, and genetics of children with Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma including the Progress in elucidating the pathogenesis and in the di- rare cutaneous lymphomas. We hope that Pediatric agnosis and treatment of lymphomas in children has Lymphomas will be a useful resource for practitioners been one of the great success stories in pediatric oncol- from the many dif erent disciplines involved in the ogy. Prior to 1970, fewer than 20% of children with comprehensive care of children with lymphomas. malignant lymphomas survived. Today, more than T e authors are all leading experts in the area of 90% of children diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma childhood lymphomas. We wish to thank them for all survive and more than 80% of children with non- of the time and ef ort that went into their contribu- Hodgkin lymphoma are considered cured. Continued tions. If this f rst edition is helpful to our diverse re- improvement in survival has occurred as the result of ership, it is because of the authors.

Keywords

Hodgkin Lymphomas Lymphomas in Children Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas cell childhood clinical trial hematology lymphoma molecular biology pathogenesis pathology pediatric surgery radiation oncology surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Howard J. Weinstein
    • 1
  • Melissa M. Hudson
    • 2
    • 3
  • Michael P. Link
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical SchoolMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center College of MedicineMemphisUSA
  3. 3.Department of Hematology-OncologySt. Jude Children’s Research HospitalMemphisUSA
  4. 4.School of Medicine, Department of Hematology-OncologyStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68753-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-20356-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-68753-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1613-5318
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