Cancer in Transplantation: Prevention and Treatment: by Israel Penn (auth.), J. L. Touraine, J. Traeger, H. Bétuel,

By Israel Penn (auth.), J. L. Touraine, J. Traeger, H. Bétuel, J. M. Dubernard, J. P. Revillard, C. Dupuy (eds.)

Malignancies are common problems in organ transplantation, almost always because the results of an infection with yes viruses and of long term immunosuppression. The epidemiology confirms that the elevated occurrence matters sure cancers, specially HIV-related epidermis cancers and EBV-related lymphoproliferative malignancies.
This ebook covers all at present on hand info in this very important subject of the relationships among transplantation and malignancies: preexisting cancers, posttransplant cancers, their etiology and pathophysiology, their prevention and therapy. an important a part of the amount is dedicated to prophylaxis, early detection and glossy varieties of remedy in posttransplant lymphomas. As a end of some of these new facts, the speculation of immunosurveillance merits to be considerably modified.

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