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Title Chronic myeloproliferative disorders / edited by Tariq I. Mughal and John M. Goldman
Published London : Informa Healthcare ; Boca Raton, FL : Distributed in North and South America by Taylor & Francis, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (x, 236 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chronic myeloid leukemia : a historical perspective / Tariq I. Mughal, John M. Goldman -- Cytogenetics and molecular biology of chronic myeloid leukemia / Paul La Rosée, Michael W.N. Deininger -- Risk stratification models and prognostic variables for chronic myeloid leukemia / Michele Baccarani [and others] -- Clinical aspects of chronic myeloid leukemia / Tariq I. Mughal, John M. Goldman -- Chronic myeloid leukemia : current first-line treatment options / Elias Jabbour, Hagop M. Kantarjian, Jorge Cortes -- Chronic myeloid leukemia : new targeted therapies / Elias Jabbour, Jorge Cortes, Hagop M. Kantarjian -- Hematopoietic cell transplantation for chronic myeloid leukemia and myelofibrosis / Uday Popat, Sergio Giralt -- Monitoring response to therapy for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia / Devendra K. Hiwase, Timothy Hughes
Immunotherapy in chronic myeloid leukemia / Richard E. Clark -- Potential treatment algorithms and future directions for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia / Tariq I. Mughal, John M. Goldman -- History of BCR-ABL-negative chronic myeloproliferative disorders / Tiziano Barbui -- BCR-ABL-negative atypical chronic myeloproliferative disorders / Sonja Burgstaller, Andreas Reiter, Nicholas C.P. Cross -- Systemic mastocytosis / Animesh Pardanani, Ayalew Tefferi -- Polycythemia vera / Tiziano Barbui, Guido Finazzi -- Chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis / Srdan Verstovsek, Jorge Cortes -- Essential thrombocythemia / Peter J. Campbell, Anthony R. Green -- Transplant options for patients with BCR-ABL-negative chronic myeloproliferative disorders / Nicolaus Kröger -- Non-transplant therapeutic strategies for patients with BCR-ABL-negative chronic myeloproliferative disorders / Jürg Schwaller, Radek Skoda
Summary With the new classification of chronic myeloproliferative disorders, and the rise of interest in molecularly targeted therapies, this timely text brings together international experts on the topic to discuss the current technologies and their implications for the treatment of patients. This title comprehensively covers chronic myeloid leukemia and Ph-negative chronic myeloproliferative disorders and is an essential resource for all practitioners in Hematologic Oncology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Myeloproliferative disorders.
Chronic diseases.
Leukemia, Myeloid
Chronic Disease
Myeloproliferative Disorders
MEDICAL -- Long-Term Care.
Chronic diseases
Myeloproliferative disorders
Form Electronic book
Author Mughal, Tariq I.
Goldman, J. M. (John Michael)
ISBN 9780203091616