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Title Pediatric lymphomas / Howard J. Weinstein, Melissa M. Hudson, Michael P. Link (eds.)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2007

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 291 pages) : illustrations
Series Pediatric oncology, 1613-5318
Pediatric oncology (Series) 1613-5318
Contents Introduction and historical background : pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma / S.S. Donaldson -- Biology and pathology of Hodgkin's disease / R.E. Hutchinson and A. Uner -- Treatment of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma / M.M. Hudson, C. Schwartz, and L.S. Constine -- Treatment of relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma / T.M. Trippett and A. Chen -- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: introduction and historical background / S.B. Murphy -- Biology and pathology of pediatric non-Hodgkin lymphoma / S.L. Perkins and S.W. Morris -- B-cell lymphoma/burkitt lymphoma / I. Magrath -- Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma / A. Reiter -- Precursor B and precursor T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma / J.T. Sandlund -- Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas and rare T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas / M.E. Kadin -- Lymphoproliferative disorders related to immunodeficiencies / T.G. Gross and B. Shiramizu -- Late effects following lymphoma treatment / D.L. Friedman and A.T. Meadows
Summary 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
Analysis geneeskunde
medicine
volksgezondheid
public health
hematologie
haematology
chirurgie
surgery
kinderen
children
pediatrie
paediatrics
oncologie
oncology
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Lymphomas in children.
Infants.
Lymphomas.
Children.
Humans
Infant
Lymphoma
Adolescent
Child
infants.
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Lymphoma.
Adolescent.
Child.
Lymphomas in children.
Lymphomas in children.
Form Electronic book
Author Weinstein, Howard J.
Hudson, Melissa M.
Link, Michael P.
ISBN 9783540687535
354068753X
9783540203568
3540203567
6610745552
9786610745555