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Title Myeloma / edited by Jayesh Mehta, Seema Singhal
Published London : Martin Dunitz ; Florence, KY : Distributed in the US by Fulfilment Center, Taylor & Francis, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 539 pages) : illustrations
Contents Plasma cells and immunoglobins -- Molecular biology of plasma cell disorders -- The role of viruses in the pathogenesis of plasma cell disorders -- Cytokine abnormalities in plasma cell disorders -- Cytogenetics in plasma cell disorders -- Immunoregulatory mechanisms and immunotherapy -- Bone disease in myeloma -- Angiogenesis and thalidomide in plasma cell disorders -- Epidemiology of plasma cell disorders -- Clinical features and diagnostic criteria -- Prognostic factors in myeloma -- Neuropathy in plasma cell disorders -- The kidney in plasma cell disorders -- Infections : principles of prevention and therapy -- Clinical significance of bone marrow and bone morphology in myeloma -- Imaging studies -- Conventional treatment of myeloma -- High-dose therapy and autologous transplantation -- Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in myeloma -- The role of radiotherapy -- Role of interferons -- Supportive therapy -- Monoclonal gammopathies of undetermined significance -- Solitary plasmacytoma -- Amyloidosis -- Wladenström's macroglobulinaemia -- Multicentric Castleman's disease -- Light-chain deposition disease
Summary Written primarily for haematologists but of value to oncologists as well, this comprehensive review of myeloma includes contributions from international experts in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hematological oncology.
Multiple myeloma.
Multiple Myeloma.
Form Electronic book
Author Mehta, Jayesh.
Singhal, Seema.
ISBN 0203214250 (electronic bk.)
9780203214251 (electronic bk.)