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New edition of transplantation textbook unveiled

'Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation,' authored by Hutchinson Center faculty member and Nobel laureate E. Donnall Thomas, is the world's leading textbook on the topic

Jan. 19, 2009
Drs. Robert Negrin, Karl Blume and Steve Forman. Front row, from left, Drs. E. Donnall Thomas and Fred Appelbaum, and Dottie Thomas

Pictured from left (back row), "Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation" textbook editors Drs. Robert Negrin, Karl Blume and Steve Forman. Front row, from left, Drs. E. Donnall Thomas and Fred Appelbaum, and Dottie Thomas.

Photo by Dr. Steve Forman

The 1,800-page fourth edition of Dr. E. Donnall Thomas' "Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation" was unveiled at the 50th anniversary meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Dec. 8 in San Francisco.

The world's leading textbook on the topic contains 109 chapters, many written by Hutchinson Center scientists. Tanya Chiatovich, assistant to Dr. Fred Appelbaum, worked with the authors and the publishers to assure the book's quality content and on-time publication.

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