Overdosed America

Overdosed America

Using the examples of Vioxx, Celebrex, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, and anti-depressants, Overdosed America shows that at the heart of the current crisis in American medicine lies the commercialization of medical knowledge itself. Drawing on his background in statistics, epidemiology, and health policy, John Abramson, M.D., reveals the ways in which the drug companies have misrepresented […]

The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics will focus on The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors. Articles will focus on: Targeting aberrant signaling in myeloid malignancies: promise versus reality; The development and use of imatinib for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia; Mechanisms of resistance to ABL kinase inhibition in CML and the development of […]

Testes Cancer, an Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Testes Cancer, an Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Dr. Gilligan has recruited global experts to contribute articles on the topic of testes cancer.  The issue is organized to mimic the clinical process of detection, treatment, and management. Included in the issue are articles on the biology, interpretation, and imaging of germ cell tumors; early stage and stage II of seminomas and nonseminomas; first, […]

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics is edited by Dr. Jennifer Brown and focuses on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Article topics include: What Have Recent Genomic Advances Taught us About CLL?, Biology of CLL in Different Microenvironments,What is the Significance of Stereotyped BCRs in CLL?, Understanding Immunodeficiency in CLL, MBL vs CLL: How Important is the Distinction?, […]

Pancreatic Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

Pancreatic Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America is devoted to Pancreatic Cancer. Guest Editor Brian Wolpin, MD has assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics: Biology and genetics of pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Mouse models of pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Epidemiology and inherited predisposition for sporadic pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Familial pancreatic adenocarcinoma; Imaging and endoscopic […]

The Scouting Guide to Wilderness First Aid: An Officially-Licensed Boy Scouts of America Handbook

The Scouting Guide to Wilderness First Aid: An Officially-Licensed Boy Scouts of America Handbook

In the Scouting Guide to Wilderness First Aid, current Scouts, Scout alumni, and readers interested in the outdoors are provided with time-tested advice on how to safely identify, harvest, and use edible wild plants. Some practical tips include: • How to triage, assess, and identify medical emergencies• What to include in a first aid kit for […]