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Hodgkin's Disease in Children : Controversies and Current Practice :  Controversies and Current Practice - W.A. Kamps

Hodgkin's Disease in Children : Controversies and Current Practice

Controversies and Current Practice

By: W.A. Kamps (Editor), G.Bennett Humphrey (Editor), Suzanne T. Poppema (Editor)

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Published: December 2009
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'This book is indispensable to any library dealing with oncology and a children's oncology ward.' P.A. Voƻte, Dutch Magezine on Medicine, 1989, no. 25, p. 1288

`This book is indispensable to any library dealing with oncology and a children's oncology ward.' P.A. Voute, Dutch Magezine on Medicine, 1989, no. 25, p. 1288

I. Selected Topics.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Evidence for a B-cell origin of the proliferating cells.- 3. Conclusions from Hodgkin-derived cell lines.- 4. The Sternberg-Reed cell: a cell-fusion product?.- 5. The immune derangement and strategies for immunotherapy.- 6. Prognostic factors including clinical markers.- 7. Circulating cells in Hodgkin's disease.- 8. Current management and controversies: a surgeon's view.- 9. Indications for staging laparotomy and partial splenectomy.- 10. Current management and controversies: the chemotherapist's view.- 11. Current management and controversies: a radiotherapist's view.- 12. Current management and controversies: the patient's view.- 13. Salvage treatment for patients with multiply relapsed Hodgkin's disease.- 14. Late effects of Hodgkin's disease treatment in children.- 15. Areas of neglect and controversies in the dental care of children with Hodgkin's disease.- II. Institutional Reports.- 16. Hodgkin's disease in Indian children.- 17. Treatment of childhood Hodgkin's disease with chemotherapy alone: experiences from the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.- 18. Pediatric Hodgkin's disease: late results and toxicity-the Toronto experience.- 19. The Pediatric Oncology Group: studies in Hodgkin's disease.- 20. Current practice in Hodgkin's disease: the United Kingdom Children's Cancer Study Group.- 21. Results of therapy for Hodgkin's disease in childhood: the Argentine Group for Treatment of Acute Leukemia.- 22. The German cooperative therapy studies: an approach to minimize treatment modalities and invasive staging procedures.- 23. Hodgkin's disease in children and adolescents: experiences from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York.- 24. Results of therapy for Hodgkin's disease at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.- 25. Clinical investigations of children with Hodgkin's disease at Stanford University Medical center: a preliminary overview using low-dose irradiation and alternating ABVD/MOPP chemotherapy.- III. Summary.- 26. Hodgkin's disease monograph.- 27. Clinical overview of Hodgkin's disease.

ISBN: 9780898383720
ISBN-10: 0898383722
Series: Cancer Treatment and Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 334
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 1.49