Weinstein, Howard J., Hudson, Melissa M., Link, Michael P. (Eds.)
2007, XII, 291 p., 56 illus.
Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.
You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.
After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.
The book covers the epidemiology, pathology, molecular biology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas in children and adolescents. It is a combined effort of investigators who are leaders in the field of childhood lymphomas.
Introductory chapters on Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas in children provide a concise historical overview. All chapters have a stand-alone structure and those regarding the individual subtypes of lymphomas provide up-to-date results of recent clinical trials and practical guidelines for work-up and treatment.
The pathology chapters are comprehensive and include excellent photographs as well as detailed reviews of the scientific advances pertaining to the molecular pathogenesis of each type of malignant lymphoma seen in childhood. There is also a concise chapter on post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease and lymphomas associated with congenital and acquired immunodeficiency states.
The book is at the level of subspecialists in pediatric hematology and oncology, radiation oncology, pediatric surgery and hematopathology.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Hodgkin Lymphomas - Lymphomas in Children - Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas - cell - childhood - clinical trial - hematology - lymphoma - molecular biology - pathogenesis - pathology - pediatric surgery - radiation oncology - surgery