By Emil J Freireich M.D., D.Sc. (Hon.) (auth.), Laurence Baker, Frederick Valeriote, Voravit Ratanatharathorn (eds.)
This 12 months notes significant adjustments within the annual Detroit melanoma Symposium. the 1st is our purpose of choosing best ics of large curiosity to the melanoma neighborhood and analyzing the topic from either a simple laboratory and scientific standpoint. during this method, the significance of either parts of melanoma study are famous and the interaction among them emphasised. additional, we think that Symposia similar to this act to stimulate the fundamental scientist and clinician to proceed their experiences with the understand ledge of the influence that every has upon the opposite and the nec essary cooperation required to unravel the melanoma challenge. the second one switch is the e-book of this Symposium. The pre vious 16 weren't devoted to manuscript shape. Given the switch in structure and reason of the sequence, we think that this and next volumes will make very important contributions to the melanoma literature. the subject of "Biology and treatment of Acute Leukemia" used to be selected for the 1st Symposium as a result of its historic signif icance in melanoma chemotherapy. The healing motive for human leukemia is the results of realizing the elemental tumor biology principally derived from transplantable leukemias in exper imental animals. it really is via those versions, as mentioned by means of Dr. Fred Valeriote, that we realized the mobile kinetics of leukemia, the antileukemic results of recent brokers and the ef fect of development perturbation via a number of chemotherapeutic brokers and their combinations.
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Biology and Therapy of Acute Leukemia: Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Detroit Cancer Symposium Detroit, Michigan — April 12–13, 1984 by Emil J Freireich M.D., D.Sc. (Hon.) (auth.), Laurence Baker, Frederick Valeriote, Voravit Ratanatharathorn (eds.)