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100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia, Third Edition

Author(s): Edward D. Ball, MD
Alex Kagan
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  • ISBN-13: 9781449665838
  • Paperback    134 pages      © 2013
Price: $21.95 US List
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EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, survivor, or a friend, relative or caregiver, 100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia offers support and guidance. Now in its third edition, 100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia continues the successful doctor-patient collaboration, providing authoritative, practical answers to your questions regarding diagnostic testing, treatment options, clinical trials and much more.

Written by a leukemia survivor and a prominent physician specializing in treatment of leukemia, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.

Part  One  The Basics
Part  Two  Facts About Leukemia: Risks, Diagnosis, and Effects
Part  Three  Treatment
Part  Four  Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation
Part  Five  Side Effects and Complications of Treatment
Part  Six  Treatment Facilities and Healthcare Providers
Part  Seven  Living with Leukemia

Edward D. Ball, MD

Dr. Edward (Ted) Ball is Chief of the Division of Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) at the University of California, San Diego. He is a Professor of Medicine and Program Leader for Translational Oncology at the Cancer Center. Dr. Ball's research has focused on the development and clinical application of monoclonal antibodies for the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia. He was the first to treat patients with acute myelogenous leukemia with monoclonal antibodies. He is currently focusing on the use of antibodies with clinical application in both acute and chronic myelogenous leukemia.

Alex Kagan

Alex Kagan is currently being treated by Dr Edward Ball at Moores Cancer Center at the University of California in San Diego. He was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) at the age of 21 in June of 2003. Since being treated with Gleevec he has been in remission for over 4 years. He is living a normal, healthy life in San Diego, California.