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This volume provides a comprehensive overview of critical care of the pediatric immunocompromised hematology-oncology patient. The text focuses on unique aspects of the pediatric immunocompromised patient that predisposes the child to significant illness, and presents critical care management strategies specific to the patient population. In addition to chapters on oncology, primary immune deficiency, immunocompromised hematology, and... more...

The use of Epo in medical practice is increasing constantly. It has revolutionized how we think of blood transfusion in medicine and surgery. Moreover, it has become widely known to scientists, physicians, biotech and pharmaceutical executives and the general public. Additionally, the past ten years have seen important advances in our knowledge and understanding of its action both within and outside of the hematopoietic system. Until now, there has... more...

As haemophilia is a life-long condition, continuing supervision by a group of medical personnel is required. In many countries this is provided by comprehensive care haemophilia centres where staff of all specialities concerned with treatment- haematologists, paediatricians, nurses, physiotherapists, orthopaedic surgeons - have specialized knowledge. This new book is a definitive resource on the current aspects and issues around haemophilia.... more...

...includes new information on molecular biology, bone marrow stem cell transplantation, markers for thrombosis, and new learning aids including chapter objectives, more case studies, color plates, chapter review questions, etc.

Emerging technologies in target identification, drug discovery, molecular markers, and imaging are rapidly changing the face of cancer. This book provides a foundation of knowledge in targeted cancer therapeutics. The treatment of cancer is increasingly being individualized, based on an understanding of underlying biologic mechanisms. Poised to change the landscape in oncology, this volume provides a state-of-the-art overview. It will... more...


The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. Abraham Lincoln, 1862 When I came across this quote, it made me recall my first participation at an international meeting on bone marrow transplantation, at a time when this was the only term that was used to describe the field. During a particular... more...

This is a timely compilation of new concepts in the molecular pathogenesis and molecular therapy of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). The focus is on selected critical molecular determinants of AML pathogenesis and pathophysiology and the exploitation of these factors by diverse therapeutic agents and modalities. There is an emphasis throughout on the bidirectional flow of knowledge between the clinical and laboratory arenas.

Pulmonary embolism is a common but vexing illness. This book provides a contemporary overview of the most important issues from a Western and a Japanese perspective, providing the reader with state-of-the-art knowledge of the epidemiology and molecular biology of the disease. In the Diagnosis section, the relationship between venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism is explored, and exciting new findings are presented in the fields of echocardiography... more...

In this book, a group of internationally distinguished lymphoma experts provide a comprehensive review of the most important advances in the biology, diagnosis, and therapy of T cell and NK cell malignancies. In particular, it demonstrates in detail how advances in our understanding of the tumor microenvironment and molecular biology have helped to elucidate the pathogenesis of these lymphomas, improve diagnostic and prognostic accuracy,... more...

This book summarizes current knowledge of the biology and molecular pathogenesis of aggressive lymphomas and reviews the state of the art in diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. The aim is both to provide the reader with a sound understanding of the very significant progress that has been achieved in the understanding and management of these malignancies over recent years and to facilitate appropriate choice of the therapeutic... more...