Etiology Of Acute Leukemias In Children

April 19, 2018|
Etiology Of Acute Leukemias In Children by Juan Manuel Mejía-arangur
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Childhood acute leukemias are one of the main causes of death in children aged 1 to 14 years in some countries; and unfortunately, we have been unable to prevent it. Certainly, a good parcel of it is due to the poor understanding about its etiology. This book aims to describe the most important theories and hypothesis regarding childhood acute leukemia. Written by the most outstanding researchers in the field, this book intends to contribute to a greater understanding of the etiology of this disease. It goes beyond the simple and common analysis of risk factors, which hardly allows us to draw definite conclusions. By addressing the etiology of the disease, discussing from molecular biology until epidemiology and clinical manifestations, this book will guide present and future approaches, contributing for a better clinical management of leukemia in children. The knowledge regarding etiology is a crucial step for a better evaluation, prevention and treatment of a disease. Thus, this book finally intends to provide such knowledge, allowing physicians and practitioners to a better manage of childhood acute leukemias.
Physician (1990), MSc in Epidemiology (1994) and PhD in Clinical Epidemiology (2004) by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Dr. Mejia-Arangure serves as researcher at the Pediatric Hospital, National Medical Center "Century XXI" of the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social. He has 24 ...
Title:Etiology Of Acute Leukemias In Children
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:April 19, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319791487

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