Contemporary Management of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Acute lymphocytic leukaemia (ALL) is a fast-growing cancer of a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the bone marrow and other parts of the body (MedlinePlus).
This book is a comprehensive guide to the management of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. Beginning with an introduction to the disease, its history and epidemiology, the next sections discuss diagnosis, classification, molecular pathogenesis, and cytogenetics.
The following chapters examine different treatment methods, with in depth discussion on chemotherapy and a chapter dedicated to stem cell transplantation.
Written by an experienced specialist from City of Hope National Medical Centre, California, this practical manual includes more than 50 images, illustrations and tables to enhance learning.
- Comprehensive guide to management of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia
- In depth coverage of chemotherapy
- Includes chapter on stem cell transplantation
- Authored by experienced specialist from City of Hope National Medical Centre, California