Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

White Blood: Personal Journeys With Childhood Leukaemia [Paperback]

By Mel Greaves (Author)
Our Price $ 30.10  
Retail Value $ 43.00  
You Save $ 12.90  (30%)  
Item Number 164705  
Buy New $30.10
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for White Blood: Personal Journeys With Childhood Leukaemia by Mel Greaves...

There are countless academic books on the subject of childhood leukemia. The idea behind this book, however, is very different. Here, we look at the extraordinary story of childhood leukemia from very distinct and unique perspectives: a distinguished physician who has lived through the transition of the disease from despair to success (and who played a key role in the latter); a distinguished laboratory scientist who has helped breach the barrenness of biological ignorance of the disease to reveal its nature; a patient who has been confronted with the tough realities of the illness and has been cured; and parents who have been given the worst possible news -- that their child is diagnosed with leukemia -- and who have endured the prolonged treatment, hope, and despair or relief that follows.

These individuals recount their personal experiences, challenges, and interactions with the disease in ways that complement and contrast with each other. Thus, not only does the book contain extraordinary stories involving the very best of biomedical research and clinical advances, but it also embodies very human tales of resilience, optimism and courage.

Contents: Introduction to Childhood Leukemia (M Greaves & D Pinkel); A Paediatrician's Journey (D Pinkel); A Scientist's Journey (M Greaves); A Child Psychologist's Journey (J van Dongen-Melman); A Mother's Journey (N Horlick); A Family's Journey: The Child (J Fernandes); A Family's Journey: The Mother (D Fernandes).

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages   220
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.98" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.47"
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 6, 2008
Publisher   World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN  9812790403  
ISBN13  9789812790408  

Availability  0 units.

More About Mel Greaves

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Mel Greaves is Director of the Leukemia Research Fund Center at the Institute of Cancer Research, in London. The winner of several awards for cancer research, he lives in London.

Mel Greaves currently resides in London. Mel Greaves has an academic affiliation as follows - Institute for Cancer Research, London.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body > General
2Books > Subjects > Health, Mind & Body
3Books > Subjects > Medicine > General
4Books > Subjects > Medicine > Internal Medicine > Oncology > General
5Books > Subjects > Medicine > Internal Medicine > Oncology
6Books > Subjects > Medicine > Nursing > Oncology & Cancer
7Books > Subjects > Medicine > Research > General
8Books > Subjects > Medicine > Research
9Books > Subjects > Medicine > Specialties > Pediatrics > General
10Books > Subjects > Medicine > Specialties > Pediatrics
11Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Medicine > Internal Medicine > Oncology
12Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Nursing > Oncology
13Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Research

Reviews - What do customers think about White Blood: Personal Journeys With Childhood Leukaemia?

Be the first to write a review about White Blood: Personal Journeys With Childhood Leukaemia

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding White Blood: Personal Journeys With Childhood Leukaemia

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy