Technical and Biological Components of Marrow Transplantation

Technical and Biological Components of Marrow Transplantation

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Technical and Biological Components of Marrow Transplantation presents up to date information on the scientific and technological advances that will extend and improve the clinical application of bone marrow transplantation.
The book includes the latest information on chronic myeloid leukemia and thalassemia; advances in supportive care: cytokines and progenitor expansion; and cord stem cell technology.
Soon more of patients will receive marrow transplants as part of the therapy for solid tumors and metabolic disease than for the treatment of hematologic disease. The contributors to this volume describe some of these applications, hinting at yet further, exciting possibilities.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 382 pages
  • 162.56 x 238.76 x 25.4mm | 884.5g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1995 ed.
  • XII, 382 p.
  • 0792333942
  • 9780792333944

Table of contents

1. Marrow Transplantation for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia; R. Clift. 2. Bone Marrow Transplantation in Thalassemia; G. Lucarelli, C. Giardini. 3. High-Dose Chemotherapy and Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Breast Cancer; C. Weaver. 4. Bone Marrow Transplantation for Metabolic Diseases; R. Parkman. 5. Cytomegalo-Virus Infection in Marrow Transplantation; M. Boeckh, R. Bowden. 6. Marrow Transplantation from Unrelated Volunteer Donors; C. Anasetti. 7. Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation; W. Bensinger. 8. Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation; J. Wagner. 9. In Vitro Expansion of Hematopoietic Cells for Clinical Application; S. Emerson. 10. Recombinant Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Bone Marrow Transplantation; J. Nemunaitis. 11. The Detection of Minimal Residual Disease; J. Gribben, L. Nadler. 12. Genetic Therapy Using Bone Marrow Transplantation; R. Giles, et al. 13. Myeloablative Radiolabeled Antibody Therapy with Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation for Relapsed B Cell Lymphomas; O. Press, et al. 14. Graft versus Leukemia in Man; A. Butturini, R.P. Gale. 15. Interleukin-2 in Bone Marrow Transplantation; U. Verma. 16. Cellular Adoptive Immunotherapy after Bone Marrow Transplantation; S. Riddell, P. Greenberg. Index.
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` ... exceptionally well edited, written in clear, precise prose which can be easily read over a weekend and contains sixteen chapters in all, with index. ... can be thoroughly recommended to a wide audience, from the student novice through to the veteran transplant physician, and well be a valuable acquisition to any `bone marrow' transplant teaching library.'
Cancer Forum, 20:4 (1996)
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