Biology and Management of Multiple Myeloma by James R. BerensonBiology and Management of Multiple Myeloma by James R. Berenson

Biology and Management of Multiple Myeloma

EditorJames R. Berenson

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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Expert physicians and clinical researchers summarize and explain all the recent advances in the biology and treatment of bone marrow-based malignancy. On the biological side, the authors show the characteristics of the malignant cell and describe the significant roles played by oncogenic changes, chromosomal anomalies, Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus, and cytokines. New epidemiological findings and prognostic factors are also analyzed. On the clinical side, the authors provide a comprehensive review of conventional treatment regimens, as well as a discussion of newer experimental approaches involving immunologic targeting, inhibitors of drug resistance, and antitumor agents.
Title:Biology and Management of Multiple MyelomaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:378 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617371432

ISBN - 13:9781617371431

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Diagnosis of Multiple MyelomaRobert A. Kyle and Daniel E. BergsagelEpidemiology of Multiple Myeloma and Related DiseaseBrian G. M. DurieCharacterization of the Myeloma CloneRobert A. Vescio and James R. BerensonOncogenesis of Multiple MyelomaJohannes Drach, Sonja Seidl, Jutta Ackermann, and Hannes KaufmannCytokines in Multiple MyelomaJohn De Vos and Bernard KleinMonoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined SignificanceRobert A. KyleTumor Burden: Staging and Prognostic FactorsDouglas E. JoshuaTreatment of Multiple MyelomaMeletios A. Dimopoulos and Robert A. KyleDose-Intensive Therapy With Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Patients With Multiple MyelomaJean-Luc Harousseau, Michel Attal, and Gary J. SchillerAllogeneic Transplantation in Multiple MyelomaGösta Gahrton, Kenneth C. Anderson, and William BensingerImmunological Approaches to Multiple MyelomaHakan Mellstedt, Maurizio Bendandi, Anders Österborg, and Larry W. KwakRemission Maintenance in Multiple MyelomaHeinz Ludwig and Niklas ZojerMyeloma Bone DiseaseJames R. BerensonRenal Diseases Associated With Multiple Myeloma and Related Plasma Cell DyscrasiasAlan Solomon, Deborah T. Weiss, and Guillermo A. HerreraPathogenesis and Treatment of AnemiaHeinz Ludwig and Anders ÖsterborgNew Therapeutic Approaches to MyelomaTerry H. Landowski, William S. Dalton, and Sydney E. SalmonIndex

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"...a well-organised and timely statement of pathophysiology...the breadth makes it useful as a starting place for students and primary-care practitioners, thereby justifying a place in the medical library." - Annals of Oncology"Comprehensive and authoritative...offers both clinicians and researchers a thoroughly up-to-date understanding of the new biology that can be directly applied not only to future laboratory studies, but also to the optimal treatment of myeloma patients today." - Tumori"...an authoritative, comprehensive and detailed interpretation of published studies related to myeloma." - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal