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9780781764223

Hodgkin Lymphoma

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781764223

  • ISBN10:

    078176422X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-05-18
  • Publisher: LWW

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Summary

The definitive text on Hodgkin lymphoma is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Second Edition. More than 100 recognized authorities from all parts of the world provide comprehensive, current information on every aspect of Hodgkin lymphoma, including etiology, epidemiology, biology, pathology, evaluation, staging, treatment, and follow-up. This edition describes the increased use of PET scanning in staging and follow-up. Chapters discuss current treatment optionsincluding combination chemotherapy, radiation therapy, novel treatment techniques, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantationand offer guidelines for treatment selection. Full consideration is given to late effects of therapy and clinical trials for assessing quality of life in patients. This edition includes complete access to the fully searchable online text of the entire book with all the images at www.hodgkinlymphomasolution.com.

Table of Contents

Brief consideration of Thomas Hodgkin and his timesp. 3
The epidemiology of Hodgkin lymphomap. 7
Association of Epstein-Barr virus with Hodgkin lymphomap. 25
Pathology of Hodgkin lymphomap. 43
Nature of Reed-Sternberg and L & H cells, and their molecular biology in Hodgkin lymphomap. 73
Cytokines, cytokine receptors, and chemokines in Hodgkin lymphomap. 87
Dysregulated immune response in Hodgkin lymphomap. 99
Cytogenetics of classical Hodgkin lymphomap. 109
Clinical evaluation and staging of Hodgkin lymphomap. 123
Anatomic imagingp. 133
Functional imaging in Hodgkin lymphomap. 143
Prognostic factors in Hodgkin lymphomap. 157
Principles and techniques of radiation therapy for Hodgkin lymphomap. 177
Principles of chemotherapy in Hodgkin lymphomap. 189
Novel treatment techniques for Hodgkin lymphomap. 205
Treatment of favorable-prognosis, stage I - II Hodgkin lymphomap. 225
Treatment of unfavorable-prognosis, stage I - II Hodgkin lymphomap. 241
Treatment of stage III-IV Hodgkin lymphomap. 253
Management of recurrent Hodgkin lymphomap. 271
Role of hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation in Hodgkin lymphomap. 281
Pediatric Hodgkin lymphomap. 293
Clinical presentation and treatment of lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphomap. 319
Life expectancy in Hodgkin lymphomap. 331
Second cancers after treatment of Hodgkin lymphomap. 347
Cardiovascular late effects after treatment of Hodgkin lymphomap. 371
Other complications of the treatment of Hodgkin lymphomap. 383
Assessing the quality of life in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma : instruments and clinical trialsp. 393
Unusual syndromes in Hodgkin lymphomap. 411
The management of Hodgkin lymphoma during pregnancyp. 419
Hodgkin lymphoma in developing countries : an African perspective with a note on Asia and Latin Americap. 427
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