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Title Pediatric hematology and oncology : scientific principles and clinical practice / edited by Edward J. Estlin, Richard J. Gilbertson, Robert Wynn
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (433 pages) : illustrations
Contents Low- and high-grade glioma / Ian F. Pollack -- Ependymoma / Thomas E. Merchant & Richard J. Gilbertson -- Embryonal tumors / Amar Gajjar & Steven C. Clifford -- Pediatric spinal cord tumors / Annie Huang, Ute Bartels & Eric Bouffet -- Pediatric craniopharyngioma, mixed glioneuronal tumors, and atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor / Adrienne Weeks & Michael D. Taylor -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia / Robert Wynn -- Acute myeloid leukemia and myeloproliferative disorders / David K.H. Webb -- Non-Hodgkins lymphoma / Angelo Rosolen and Lara Mussolin -- Hodgkin's lymphoma / Wolfgang Dörffel and Dieter Körholz -- Histiocytic disorders / Sheila Weitzman and R. Maarten Egeler -- Neuroblastoma / Sucheta J Vaidya & Andrew D J Pearson -- Renal tumors / Norbert Graf and Eddy Estlin -- Soft tissue sarcoma / Gianni Bisogno & John Anderson -- Bone tumors / Richard Gorlick, Martha Perisoglou & Jeremy Whelan -- Hepatic tumors / Penelope Brock, Jack Plaschkes & Derek Roebuck -- Germ cell tumors / James Nicholson & Roger Palmer -- Retinoblastoma / Eddy Estlin, François Doz & Michael Dyer -- Rare tumors / Bernadette Brennan & Charles Stille -- Supportive care : physical consequences of cancer and its therapies / Bob Phillips & Rod Skinner -- Psychosocial needs of children with cancer and their families / Ged Lalor & Louise Talbot -- Late effects in relation to childhood cancer / Louise Talbot & Helen Spoudeas -- Palliative care / Lynda Brook -- Clinical trials involving children with cancer : organizational and ethical issues / Sue Ablett and Eddy Estlin
Summary This new textbook has an international authorship and is a practical, up-to-date resource for clinicians responsible for the care of children with oncologic and malignant hematologic disease. It is specifically designed for practicing oncologists and hematologists, pediatricians with an interest in childhood cancer and trainees seeking a systematic approach to these disorders. This new textbook has an emphasis on the visual presentation and ease of reading of contemporary and comprehensive information for children's cancers and contains detailed tables, fact boxes and illustrations. The text
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pediatric hematology.
Tumors in children.
Hematologic Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Estlin, Eddy.
Gilbertson, Richard J.
Wynn, Robert
ISBN 1405153504 (Cloth)
1444315145 (electronic bk.)
9781405153508 (Cloth)
9781444315141 (electronic bk.)