Hodgkin Lymphoma, 2nd Edition

Hodgkin Lymphoma 2By

  • Richard T Hoppe MD Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford Clinical Cancer Center, Stanford, CA
  • Peter M Mauch MD Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School; Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • James O Armitage MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • Volker Diehl MD Department of Internal Medicine, Universitat Koln Medizin 1, Koln, Germany
  • Lawrence M Weiss MD Division of Pathology, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA

The definitive text on Hodgkin lymphoma is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Second Edition. More than 100 recognized authorities from all parts of the world provide comprehensive, current information on every aspect of Hodgkin lymphoma, including etiology, epidemiology, biology, pathology, evaluation, staging, treatment, and follow-up.

This edition describes the increased use of PET scanning in staging and follow-up. Chapters discuss current treatment options—including combination chemotherapy, radiation therapy, novel treatment techniques, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation—and offer guidelines for treatment selection. Full consideration is given to late effects of therapy and clinical trials for assessing quality of life in patients.

This edition includes complete access to the fully searchable online text of the entire book with all the images.

Key Features

  • This edition includes complete access to the fully searchable online text of the entire book with all the images
  • Discusses current treatment options, including combination chemotherapy, radiation therapy, novel treatment techniques, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Offers guidelines for treatment selection for each stage of Hodgkin lymphoma, recurrent Hodgkin lymphoma, and pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Section devoted to late effects of therapy and clinical trials for assessing quality of life

Second Edition Highlights:

  • Lead editor change and title change to reflect use of the word Lymphoma (previous author/title was Mauch, Hodgkin’s Disease)
  • Recent advances in epidemiology and biology
  • Increased use of PET scanning in staging and follow-up
  • New information on combination chemotherapy and role of adjuvant radiation
  • Picks up where previous edition left off with treatment protocols now proven to be effective

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