Discussion of apoptosis mechanisms - from
Professor John W. Kimball's online textbook. (The entire document is available
Some methods of calculating Body Surface Area (BSA)
Human cell surface molecules recognized by The
International Workshops on Human Leukocyte Differentiation Antigens
Comprehensive overview of CLL in the 2002 ASH
education book. Three distinct sections deal with:
1) The Nature and Natural
History of Early-stage CLL, by Terry J. Hamblin,
2) Progression Events in B-CLL
by Neil. E. Kay, et. al. and
3) to Treat or Not to Treat the Patient with CLL:
That Is the Question by John C. Byrd, et. al.
Detailed description of the complement system
from University of Arizona. (For a link to the Immunology lectures from this
source please look under Textbooks.)
Gene Delivery Systems
Article from the Scientist describing multiple
approaches to delivering genes
Human Genome Project Information home page on
Gene Therapy. Many links.
Basics of immunotherapy as expounded by the
American Cancer Society
Martindale's Health Science Guide
Online "virtual medical center" with
everything from medical texts, courses, modules and cases on topics from
bacteriology to urology. This site has a wealth of links to live information on
the web. Courtesy University of California, Irvine.
Introduction to monoclonal antibodies from
Kimball's Biology Pages. (A link to Professor Kimball's online text is provided
COX-2 Inhibition, Apoptosis, and Chemoprevention
by Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Nuclear Factor Kappa B
Science Behind Cancer
NCI's overview of cancer related science.
Introductory treatment supported by numerous illustrations.
Agent Rituximab Therapy
Dr. John D. Hainsworth's lecture (audio and slides) on
use of Rituxan as first-line single agent therapy. Clear, low-key presentation
with insights on maintenance protocol and efficacy in early-stage cases.
Supplements, Nutraceuticals and
Balanced and authoritative evaluations of a
number of substances with claimed anti-cancer and general health benefits.
Detailed reports with references on each item from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer
Center in Tampa, Florida.
Multifaceted website with a wealth of information AIDS, blood
diseases, immunology and related subjects. Rated on of the best health websites.
US News rankings of Cancer Hospitals
Top 50 in US ranked - your experience may vary
Understanding the Immune System
NCI's excellent basic introduction to the immune
system. Introductory treatment supported by numerous illustrations.