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Faderl, Stefan

Leukemias: Principles and Practice of Therapy

Faderl, Stefan - Leukemias: Principles and Practice of Therapy, ebook

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Edited by experts from one of the world’s largest leukemia centers, this book provides information on the biology of the variety of leukemic disorders, up-to-date diagnostic testing and many new developments in therapy. Chapters covering new treatments present an outlook for the future and explain the rationale for ongoing clinical trials.

Topics include:

  • Targeted therapy, e.g. tyrosine kinase inhibitors (Flt3, Aurora kinase inhibitors, kit inhibitors, BCR-ABL inhibitors)
  • Ras inhibitors
  • Epigenetic therapy (hypomethylaters and histone deacetylase inhibitors)
  • Lenalidomide analogs
  • New chemotherapy drugs, e.g. clofarabine, cloretazine, sapacitabine, forodesine
  • Combinations of chemotherapy with kinase inhibitors (e.g. ALL induction protocols in combination with dasatinib or imatinib)
  • New monoclonal antibodies (lumiliximab, humaxCD20, anti-CD40)
  • Thrombopoietic agents

Leukemias: Principles and Practice of Therapy

  • Includes practical information to guide you in challenging situations, such as treatment of elderly patients, pregnancy, relapsed and refractory disease
  • Incorporates chapters on supportive care and pharmacologic information about the most frequently used drugs in this area

Keywords: Hematology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
456 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444347814
Printed ISBN
9781405182355

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