Living with lymphoma : a patient's guide
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kirtland Community College Library||RC 280 .L9 35 2016||30775305539695||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781421418094
- ISBN: 1421418096
- ISBN: 9781421418100
- ISBN: 142141810X
- ISBN: 9781421418117
- ISBN: 1421418118
xxxi, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: 2nd edition.
- Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Part 1. Lving with lymphoma: What is lymphoma? ; Symptoms and diagnosis -- Part 2. Treating lymphoma: Chemotherapy ; Radiation therapy and surgery ; Monoclonal antibodies and other magic bullet therapies ; Stem cell transplants ; Unconventional therapies ; Survivorship -- Part 3. Understanding lymphoma: Baisc cell biology and cancer ; The immune system ; Lymphoma classification and staging ; Possible causes of lymphoma -- Afterword -- Glossary.|
|Summary, etc.:||Includes the latest information on lymphoma diagnosis, treatment, and incidence and describes recent updates to the WHO system of lymphoma classification and staging. The author discusses new targeted therapies like ibrutinib and idelalisib and describes how some treatments, including radiation therapy and stem cell transplants, have been modified while others have been discontinued. She also addresses new developments, such as the use of medical marijuana and the question of whether lack of sunlight and vitamin D play a role in the development of lymphoma.|
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