The new edition of this textbook integrates the history, epidemiology, pathology, pathophysiology, therapeutics, and supportive care of modern neoplastic hematopathology. Now in its sixth edition, this classic and invaluable text brings together a team of internationally renowned experts and offers in-depth coverage of the complex interface between diagnosis and therapy. The textbook is divided into five major sections, with the first four covering the spectrum of hematologic neoplasia, including chronic leukemias and related disorders, acute leukemias, myeloma and related disorders, and lymphomas, and the fifth section covering a variety of topics in supportive care. Chapters are presented in an accessible and easy-to-read layout, providing updates on the tremendous progress made in the last decade in the understanding of the nature of hematologic malignancies and their treatment.Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood, Sixth Edition is an authoritative and indispensable resource for students, trainees, and clinicians, sure to distinguish itself as the definitive reference on this subject.
Part I Chronic Leukemias and Related DisordersCh 1: A History of the Chronic LeukemiasGeorge P. Canellos, Matthew S. DavidsCh 2: Epidemiology and Etiology of Chronic Myeloid LeukemiaMaren Rohrbacher, Joerg HasfordCh 3: Pathology of the Chronic Myeloid LeukemiasBarbara J. BainCh 4: Molecular Biology and Cytogenetics of Chronic Myeloid LeukemiaMarina Konopleva, Alfonso Quintas Cardama, Hagop Kantarjian, Jorge CortesCh 5: Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Myeloid LeukemiaCharles A. SchifferCh 6: Etiology and Epidemiology of CLLHelen E. Speedy, Daniel Catovsky, Richard S. HoulstonCh 7: Morphology and Immunophenotype of CLLMir Basharath Alikhan, Grish VenkataramanCh 8: The Genomic and Epigenomic Landscape of Chronic Lymphocytic LeukemiaJonathan C. Strefford, Renata Walewska, David G. OscierCh 9: Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Related DisordersDeepa Jeyakumar, Susan O'BrienCh 10: Hairy Cell LeukemiaSonia Ali, Alan SavenPart II Acute LeukemiasCh 11: History of Acute LeukemiaEmil J. FreireichCh 12: The Etiology of Acute LeukemiaJessica N. Nichol, Mena Kinal, Wilson H. Miller, Jr.Ch 13: Epidemiology and Hereditary Aspects of Acute LeukemiaLogan G. Spector, Erin L. Marcotte, Rebecca Kehm, Jenny N. PoynterCh 14: Classification of the Acute Leukemias: Cytochemical and Morphologic ConsiderationsN. Nukhet Tuzuner, John M. BennettCh 15: Immunobiology of Acute LeukemiaElisabeth Paietta