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Etiology of Hodgkin’s Disease

  • Ruth F. Jarrett

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 280)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Freda E. Alexander
    Pages 1-13
  3. G. Malcolm Taylor, David A. Gokhale, Derek Crowther, Penella Woll, Freda Alexander, Ruth F. Jarrett
    Pages 15-25
  4. Paul H. Levine, Albert Lin, Margaret A. Tucker
    Pages 27-31
  5. Lawrence S. Young, Gerald Niedobitek
    Pages 33-51
  6. Ruth F. Jarrett
    Pages 53-63
  7. Mehdi N. Jiwa, Joost J. Oudejans, Adriaan JC van den Brule, Paul van der Valk, Jau MM. Walboomers, Chris J. L. M. Meijer
    Pages 65-73
  8. Ruth F. Jarrett, Alison A. Armstrong
    Pages 75-87
  9. Paul H. Levine, Mark Manak, Linda Jagodzinski
    Pages 99-107
  10. Horst. Dürkop, Ute. Latza, Brunangelo. Falini, Gianpaolo. Nadali, Giovanni. Pizzolo, Harald. Stein
    Pages 109-126
  11. Hans-Jürgen. Gruss, Steven. K. Dower
    Pages 127-141
  12. Lorenz Trümper, Heiner Daus, Judith Roth, Uschi Loftin, Angela Gause, Michael Pfreundschuh
    Pages 143-159
  13. Sibrand Poppema, Lydia Visser
    Pages 161-171
  14. Ursula Kapp, Jürgen Wolf, Christof von Kalle, Volker Diehl
    Pages 173-186
  15. Andrew S. Krajewski, Jacqueline. Lowrey, Sarah E. M. Howie, Alice Gallagher, Ruth F. Jarrett
    Pages 187-195
  16. Miguel A. Piris, Juan C. Martinez, Margarita Sanchez-Beato, Juan F. Garcia, Carmen Bellas, Javier Menarguez et al.
    Pages 209-222
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 223-227

About this book

Introduction

This volume reports the proceedings of a NATO Advanced Workshop held at Cameron House Hotel, Loch Lomond, Scotland, from May 2 - 5, 1994. The major impetus for this workshop was the realisation, over the past 7 years, that the Epstein-Barr virus is associated with a proportion of cases of Hodgkin's disease and is likely to play an aetiological role. There were four main aims of the workshop: first, to discuss the recent findings in relation to Epstein­ Barr virus and the aetiology of Hodgkin's disease; second, to relate these data to the epidemiology of Hodgkin's disease; third, to discuss other potential aetiological factors and finally, to discuss future directions for research into Hodgkin's disease. Leading experts in the field have contributed chapters to this volume. There is some overlap among chapters, particularly regarding Epstein-Barr virus, thereby allowing different groups to express views on similar topics. Perhaps, however, the most surprising feature of the workshop was the lack of controversy regarding the role of Epstein-Barr virus in Hodgkin's disease, an association that was treated with great scepticism at the beginning of the decade. The first three chapters, by Alexander, Taylor et al., and Levine el al., discuss the epidemiology of Hodgkin's disease with particular attention to clustering and genetic susceptibility. These chapters represent the first attempt to bring together epidemiological and molecular studies in Hodgkin's disease.

Keywords

Antigen Pathogene epidemiological epidemiology transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Ruth F. Jarrett
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GlasgowGlasgowScotland

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