Baker, Lynn, MD. You and Leukemia: A Day at a Time, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: W B. Saunders Company, 2002. Warm book about many aspects of childhood leukemia. Chapter 4 contains clear descriptions of procedures and treatments for both children and adults.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, and Chronic Mylogenous Leukemia. (800) 955-4572. Booklets that explain the three diseases, symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments.
Pizzo, Philip A., MD, and David G. Poplack, MD, eds. Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology. Philadelphia: Lippencott-Raven, 2002. Medical textbook, extremely technical.
Pui, Ching-Hon, ed. Childhood Leukemias. Cambridge University Press, 1999. Medical textbook, extremely technical.
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