False Hope: Bone Marrow Transplantation for Breast Cancer

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Authors: Richard A. Rettig, Peter D. Jacobson, Cynthia M. Farquhar M.D., Wade M. Aubry M.D.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Genre: Medicine > Oncology
Pages: 368
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 0195187768
ISBN 13: 9781429459235
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

In the late 1980s, a promising new treatment for breast cancer emerged: high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplantation or HDC/ABMT. By the 1990s, it had burst upon the oncology scene and disseminated rapidly before having been carefully evaluated....