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Harrison's Hematology and Oncology
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This authority of Harrison's in a handy, full-color paperback devoted exclusively to Hematology and Oncology. Featuring the chapters on Hematology and Oncology that appear in the landmark "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e", this compact clinical companion delivers all the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. You'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors - presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or the point of care. With its ease of use, indispensable diagnosis-speeding guidelines, and acclaimed state-of-the-art strategies, "Harrison's Hematology and Oncology" is a must for students and clinicians alike.
"Harrison's Hematology and Oncology" delivers: a unique single-source reference featuring hard-to-find integrated information on hematology and oncology; integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented chapters; 52 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions in their areas of expertise; 115 high-yield self-assessment Q&A for exam and board review, drawn from "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17/e"; complete coverage of need-to-know hematology and oncology topics, including the latest information on hematopoiesis, cancer cell biology, and cancer prevention; helpful appendix that highlights laboratory values of clinical importance; and, everything you would expect from Harrison's tailored to your specialty. The Harrison's specialty series is written by the same world-renowned author team who brought you "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e": Anthony S. Fauci, MD; Eugene Braunwald, MD; Dennis L. Kasper, MD; Stephen L. Hauser, MD; Dan L. Longo, MD; J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD; and, Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD.


Contributors Preface SECTION I: THE CELLULAR BASIS OF HEMATOPOIESIS 1. Hematopoietic Stem Cells, David T. Scadden, Dan L. Longo SECTION II: CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF HEMATOLOGIC DISEASE 2. Anemia and Polycythemia, John W. Adamson, Dan L. Longo 3. Bleeding and Thrombosis, Barbara A. Konkle 4. Enlargement of Lymph Nodes and Spleen, Patrick H. Henry, Dan L. Longo 5. Disorders of Granulocytes and Monocytes, Steven M. Holland, John I. Gallin 6. Atlas of Hematology and Analysis of Peripheral Blood Smears, Dan L. Longo SECTION III: ANEMIAS 7. Iron Deficiency and Other Hypoproliferative Anemias, John W. Adamson 8. Disorders of Hemoglobin, Edward J. Benz, Jr. 9. Megaloblastic Anemias, A. Victor Hoffbrand 10. Hemolytic Anemias and Anemia Due to Acute Blood Loss, Lucio Luzzatto 11. Aplastic Anemia, Myelodysplasia, and Related Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, Neal S. Young 12. Transfusion Biology and Therapy, Jeffery S. Dzieczkowski, Kenneth C. Anderson SECTION IV: MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS 13. Polycythemia Vera and Other Myeloproliferative Diseases, Jerry L. Spivak SECTION V: HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES 14. Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Meir Wetzler, John C. Byrd, Clara D. Bloomfield 15. Malignancies of Lymphoid Cells, Dan L. Longo 16. Plasma Cell Disorders, Nikhil C. Munshi, Dan L. Longo, Kenneth C. Anderson 17. Amyloidosis, David C. Seldin, Martha Skinner SECTION VI: DISORDERS OF HEMOSTASIS 18. Disorders of Platelets and Vessel Wall, Barbara A. Konkle 19. Coagulation Disorders, Valder Arruda, Katherine A. High 20. Venous Thrombosis, F.R. Rosendaal, H.R. Buller 21. Pulmonary Thromboembolism, Samuel Z. Goldhaber 22. Antiplatelet, Anticoagulant, and Fibrinolytic Drugs, Jeffrey I. Weitz SECTION VII: BIOLOGY OF CANCER 23. Cancer Genetics, Pat J. Morin, Jeffrey M. Trent, Francis S. Collins, Bert Vogelstein 24. Cancer Cell Biology and Angiogenesis, Robert G. Fenton, Dan L. Longo SECTION VIII: PRINCIPLES OF CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT 25. Approach to the Patient with Cancer, Dan L. Longo 26. Prevention and Early Detection of Cancer, Otis Webb Brawley, Barnett S. Kramer 27. Principles of Cancer Treatment, Edward A. Sausville, Dan L. Longo 28. Infections in Patients with Cancer, Robert Finberg 29. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Frederick R. Appelbaum 30. Palliative and End-of-Life Care, Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Joshua Hauser, Linda L. Emanuel SECTION IX: NEOPLASTIC DISORDERS 31. Cancer of the Skin, Arthur J. Sober, Hensin Tsao, Carl V. Washington, Jr. 32. Head and Neck Cancer, Everett E. Vokes 33. Neoplasms of the Lung, John D. Minna, Joan H. Schiller 34. Breast Cancer, Marc E. Lippman 35. Gastrointestinal Cancer, Robert J. Mayer 36. Tumors of the Liver and Biliary Tree, Brian I. Carr 37. Pancreatic Cancer, Yu Jo Chua, David Cunningham 38. Bladder and Renal Cell Carcinomas, Howard I. Scher, Robert J. Motzer 39. Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Prostate, Howard I. Scher 40. Testicular Cancer, Robert J. Motzer, George J. Bosl 41. Gynecologic Malignancies, Robert C. Young 42. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas and Bone Metastases, Shreyaskumar R. Patel, Robert S. Benjamin 43. Primary and Metastatic Tumors of the Nervous System, Stephen M. Sagar, Mark A. Israel 44. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary, Gauri R. Varadhachary, James L. Abbruzzese SECTION X: ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA 45. Thyroid Cancer, J. Larry Jameson, Anthony P. Weetman 46. Endocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas, Robert T. Jensen47. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, Camilo Jimenez, Robert F. Gagel 48. Pheochromocytoma and Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Hartmut P.H. Neumann, Dan L. Longo SECTION XI: REMOTE EFFECTS OF CANCER 49. Paraneoplastic Syndromes: Endocrinologic/Hematologic, J. Larry Jameson, Bruce E. Johnson 50. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes, Josep Dalmau, Myrna R. Rosenfeld SECTION XII: ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES AND LATE COMPLICATIONS 51. Oncologic Emergencies, Rasim Gucalp, Janice P. Dutcher 52. Late Consequences of Cancer and Its Treatment, Michael C. Perry, Dan L. Longo Appendix: Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink Review and Self-Assessment: Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak Index


ISBN-13: 9780071663366
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: May, 2010
Pages: 788