Thalassemia, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America


  • Bernard Forget, MD, Professor of Medicine; Chief of Hematology Section, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Thalassemia is discussed comprehensively by the authors in this issue.  Topics discussed include the population genetics and dynamimcs of thalassemia, alpha thalassemia, HbE/beta thalassemia, management of iron overload in thalassemia syndromes, allogeneic cellular gene therapy for hemoglobinopathies, cord blood transplantation for beta thalassemia major, and gene therapy for hemoglobin disorders. 
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Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-2531-5