Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood

  • Peter H. Wiernik
  • John M. Goldman
  • Janice P. Dutcher
  • Robert A. Kyle

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Chronic Leukemias and Related Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John M. Goldman, Myrtle Y. Gordon
      Pages 3-10
    3. Maren Rohrbacher, Joerg Hasford
      Pages 11-17
    4. Barbara J. Bain
      Pages 19-28
    5. Alfonso Quintás Cardama, Hagop Kantarjian, Jorge Cortes
      Pages 29-44
    6. Stephen G. O’Brien, John M. Goldman
      Pages 45-62
    7. Dalemari Crowther-Swanepoel, Daniel Catovsky, Richard S. Houlston
      Pages 63-69
    8. Abraham M. Varghese, Andy C. Rawstron, Roger G. Owen, Peter Hillmen
      Pages 71-89
    9. David Oscier, Anne Gardiner, Jonathan C. Strefford
      Pages 91-101
    10. Gautam Borthakur, Susan O’Brien
      Pages 103-119
    11. Sejal A. Jhatakia, Darren S. Sigal, Alan Saven
      Pages 121-134
    12. Mark A. Dawson, Brian J. P. Huntly
      Pages 135-153
  3. Acute Leukemias

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Emil J. Freireich
      Pages 171-175
    3. Jessica N. Nichol, Sarit Assouline, Wilson H. Miller
      Pages 177-198
    4. Martha S. Linet, Graça M. Dores, Clara J. Kim, Susan S. Devesa, Lindsay M. Morton
      Pages 199-212
    5. Elisabeth Paietta
      Pages 241-283

About this book


Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood integrates the history, epidemiology, pathology, pathophysiology, and therapeutics of modern neoplastic hematopathology. The book is divided into five major sections, with the first four covering the spectrum of hematologic neoplasia— Chronic Leukemias and Related Disorders , Acute Leukemias, Myeloma and Related Disorders, and Lymphomas. The fifth section covers a variety of topics in supportive care. Now in its fifth edition, this classic and invaluable text brings together a team of internationally renowned experts and offers in-depth coverage of the complex interface between diagnosis and therapy.  Chapters feature an accessible and easy-to-read layout and provide updates on the tremendous progress made in the last decade in the understanding of the nature of hematologic malignancies and their treatment. An authoritative and indispensable resource for students, trainees, and clinicians, this fifth edition is sure to distinguish itself as the definitive reference on this topic.



Acute Leukemias Bacterial Infection Chronic Leukemias Fungal Infection Lymphoma Myeloma Stem Cell Therapy Supportive Care Viral Infection

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter H. Wiernik
    • 1
  • John M. Goldman
    • 2
  • Janice P. Dutcher
    • 3
  • Robert A. Kyle
    • 4
  1. 1.Beth Israel Hospital, Cancer CenterSt. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2., Department of HematologyImperial College of LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Continuum Cancer Centers, Department of MedicineSt. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA
  4. 4., Division of HematologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-3763-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-3764-2
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