Contemporary Hematology

Leukemia and Related Disorders

Integrated Treatment Approaches

Editors: Estey, Elihu H., Appelbaum, Fred R. (Eds.)

  • Edited and written by experts at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Clinically focused and comprehensive coverage of treatment approaches
  • Allogeneic transplant addressed in detail
  • Separate chapters on supportive care and long-term complications
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About this book

From the world renowned Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, this book is written for all physicians who treat patients with acute or chronic leukemias or myelodysplasia.  It is designed to answer questions about treatment approaches that commonly arise in day-to-day practice.  In keeping with the Center’s groundbreaking  research in bone marrow transplantation, the book provides exceptional coverage of the role of allogeneic transplant in treatment.  It also addresses the important issues of supportive care and long-term complications of successful treatment.  

•Edited and written by experts at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
•Clinically focused and comprehensive coverage of treatment approaches
•Allogeneic transplant addressed in detail
•Separate chapters on supportive care and long-term complications

About the authors

Elihu H. Estey, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 
Attending Physician, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, WA   USA

Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD
Professor of Medicine
Head, Division of Oncology
Director, Clinical Research Division,
  Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Executive Director, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA   USA

Reviews

From the reviews:

“The book represents an excellent and actual source of knowledge about leukemias and blood stem cell transplantation and should not be missing in any transplantation department worldwide. It can be recommended also for residents, fellows in training as well as for specialist looking for concentrated information in this field of interest.” (M. Hrubisko, Neoplasma, Issue 1, 2013)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

    Estey, Elihu H. (et al.)

    Pages 1-36

  • The Treatment of Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL): Risk Stratification and Strategies

    Shustov, Andrei R.

    Pages 37-66

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

    Gutman, Jonathan A. (et al.)

    Pages 67-96

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

    Coveler, Andrew (et al.)

    Pages 97-147

  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    Scott, Bart Lee

    Pages 149-168

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Hardcover $259.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Leukemia and Related Disorders
Book Subtitle
Integrated Treatment Approaches
Editors
  • Elihu H. Estey
  • Fred R. Appelbaum
Series Title
Contemporary Hematology
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-60761-565-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60761-565-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-60761-564-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-62703-908-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 382
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