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TitleCurrent Concepts in the Management of Lymphoma and Leukemia [electronic resource] / edited by John E. Ultmann, Melvin L. Griem, W. H. Kirsten, Robert W. Wissler
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1971
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Descript XIV, 200 p. online resource


This volume summarizes the Proceedings of the fourth biennial Cancer Teaching Symposium held on March 7 and 8, 1970, at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. The program was prepared by Drs. LAWRENCE ALLEN, MELVIN GRIEM, WERNER KIRSTEN, LEON JACOBSON, JOHN ULTMANN, ROBERT WISSLER, and STANLEY Y ACHNIN. The purpose of the Symposium was to present current advances in the area of lymphoma and leukemia to the staff and students of this medical center and to students and interested physicians from other institutions in the Chicago area. Like the other teaching symposia held in 1964, 1966, and 1968, this Symposium attracted over 450 physicians and scientists. In the course of one and a half days the audience had the opportunity to listen to the twenty-four invited speakers and to lively discussions. The formal presentations as well as discussions are recorded in these pages. This Teaching Symposium could not have been undertaken without the faithful assistance of the Program Committee, the Cancer Training Grant Advisory Comยญ mittee, the staff who recorded and transcribed the Proceedings, and the editorial assistants. We wish to thank the following for their efforts: DOROTHY A. WILLIS, Administrative Secretary for Institutional Cancer Training Grant, Dr. ROBERT L. HUNTER, Dr. ROBERT H. KIRSCHNER, Dr. ROBERT A. ORLANDO, Dr. STEPHEN STRUM, RANDOLPH HUGHES, JULIA KANT, GEORGIA MOHR, TERRY PEARSON, FRIEDA RANNEY, and CAROL REESE. This Symposium received financial support from the Cancer Training Program Tt2 CA 08077-04 and The Chicago Tumor Institute


Welcoming Remarks -- Keynote Address -- Diagnosis of Lymphoma -- Malignant Lymphoma: Histologic Considerations -- Discussion: The Relationship between Lymphocytic Leukemias and Lymphomas -- The Clinical Evaluation and Staging of Patients with Malignant Lymphoma -- Discussion: The Staging of Lymphoma -- Radiotherapy of Lymphoma -- An Empirical Cellular Approach to the Improvement of Cancer Chemotherapy -- Radiation Therapy with Curative Intent in the Malignant Lymphomas -- Discussion: The Curative Radiotherapy of Lymphomas -- Discussion: Reasons for Failure of the Curative Radiotherapeutic Management of Patients with Lymphomas -- Extracorporeal Irradiation of Blood in the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia -- Therapy of Acute Leukemia -- Some Biochemical and Pharmacologic Considerations of Agents in the Management of Acute Leukemia -- Consideration of the Cell Cycle in Chemotherapy of Acute Leukemia -- Current Status of Therapy for Acute Leukemia -- Burkittโ{128}{153}s Tumor: A Comparative Study in Africa and the United States -- Chemotherapy of Chronic Leukemias and Lymphoma -- Pharmacological Considerations of Alkylating Agents -- Management of the Chronic Leukaemias -- Chemotherapy of the Lymphomas -- Discussion: Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia -- New Approaches to Management of Leukemia and Lymphoma -- Immunity to Human Tumor Antigens -- Experimental Approaches to Immunotherapy of Cancer -- Summary of Conference

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