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Title Principles and practice of pediatric oncology / editors, Philip A. Pizzo, MD, David and Susan Heckerman Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology and Immunology, former Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine, Founding Director, Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, David G. Poplack, MD, Elise C. Young Professor of Pediatric Oncology, Head Hematology-Oncology Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Deputy Director, Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas ; associate editors: Peter C. Adamson, MD, Professor of Pediatrics & Pharmacology, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Susan M. Blaney, MD, Professor, Hematology-Oncology Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Deputy Director, Texas Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Centers, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas, Lee J. Helman, MD, Scientific Director for Clinical Research, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Edition Seventh edition
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2016]
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Contents Epidemiology of childhood cancer -- Childhood cancer and heredity -- Molecular and genetic basis of childhood cancer -- Biology of childhood cancer -- Tumor immunology and pediatric cancer -- Clinical assessment and differential diagnosis of the child with suspected cancer -- Pathology and molecular diagnosis of leukemias and lymphomas -- Diagnostic pathology of pediatric malignancies -- Imaging studies in the diagnosis and management of pediatric malignancies -- General principles of chemotherapy -- Molecularly targeted therapies and biotherapeutics -- General principles of surgery -- General principles of radiation oncology -- Adoptive cellular immunotherapy -- Adolescents and young adults with cancer -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in pediatric oncology -- Cancer clinical trials: design, conduct, analysis, and reporting -- Maximizing safety in cancer treatment -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes -- Myeloproliferative neoplasms of childhood -- Hodgkin lymphoma -- Malignant Non-Hodgkin lymphomas in children -- Lymphoproliferative disorders and malignancies related to immunodeficiencies -- Histiocytic diseases -- Gliomas, ependymomas, and other nonembryonal tumors of the central nervous system -- Embryonal and pineal region tumors -- Retinoblastoma -- Live tumors -- Renal tumors -- Neuroblastoma -- Rhabdomyosarcoma -- The nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma -- Ewing sarcoma -- Osteosarcoma -- Germ cell tumors -- Endocrine tumors -- Rare pediatric tumors -- Oncologic emergencies -- Hematologic supportive care for children with cancer -- Infectious complications in pediatric cancer patients -- Nutritional supportive care -- Pain and symptom management -- Nursing support of the child with cancer -- Rehabilitation of the child with cancer -- Psychiatric and psychosocial support for the child and family -- The other side of the bed: what caregivers can learn from listening to patients and their families -- Ethical considerations in pediatric oncology -- Late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment -- Educational issues for children with cancer -- Palliative care for the child with cancer -- Economic issues in pediatric cancer -- Pediatric cance policy and case advocacy on insurance, education, and employment -- Complementary and alternative medical therapies in pediatric oncology -- Pediatric oncology in countries with limited resources
Summary "Now thoroughly updated to include new advances in the field, and with regular content updates to the eBook, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, 7th Edition remains the gold standard text for the care and research of children with cancer. This authoritative reference is the single most comprehensive resource on the biology and genetics of childhood cancer and the diagnosis, multimodal treatment, and long-term management of young patients with cancer. Also addressed are a broad array of topics on the supportive and psychosocial aspects of care of children and families. Covering virtually every aspect of the breadth and depth of childhood cancer, this 7th Edition provides expert guidance on state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care for children and families"--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tumors in children.
Form Electronic book
Author Adamson, Peter C., editor
Blaney, Susan M., editor
Helman, L. (Lee), editor
Pizzo, Philip A., editor
Poplack, David G., editor
LC no. 2015016984
ISBN 1496318765 (electronic bk.)
9781496318763 (electronic bk.)