December 3, 1982

Lymphomas 1, Including Hodgkin's Disease

Author Affiliations

University of Chicago Medical Center


edited by John M. Bennett (Cancer Treatment and Research, vol 4, William L. McGuire, ed), 450 pp, with illus, $69.50, The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff; Hingham, Mass, Kluwer Boston Inc, 1981.

JAMA. 1982;248(21):2912-2913. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03330210084058

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The first volume on lymphomas in the larger series of monographs in Cancer Treatment and Research provides an in-depth, multiauthored review of "Pathology" (Tindle), "Clinical Features" (Stein), "Radiographic Staging" (Hamlin), "Radiation Therapy" (Zagars and Rubin), and "Chemotherapy" (Glick). Juxtaposition of detailed material in these closely interacting specialty areas in the single volume emphasizes the importance of each aspect in achieving optimal current management of patients with lymphoma.

The extensive written text is amply illustrated with photomicrographs and reproductions of x-ray films, ultrasonograms, and computed tomograms. Tabular summaries help in the presentation of extensive material cited from the literature. The single subject index for the complete volume makes for easy access to the text material.

The comprehensive coverage of previous literature, extensive bibliographic citations, and careful objective coverage of newer aspects and areas of controversy make this volume an excellent reference for practicing clinical specialists, as well as a particularly helpful