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Title Pediatric cancer. Volume 4, Diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis / edited by M.A. Hayat
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 346 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Pediatric cancer, 2211-7997 ; volume 4
Pediatric cancer ; v. 4. 2211-7997
Contents Part I. Neuroblastoma. Pediatric Neuroblastoma: Use of Hypermethylation of Apoptotic Genes as a Prognostic Factor / Yania Yañez [and others] -- MYCN Nonamplified Neuroblastoma: Detection of Tumor-Derived Cell-Free DNA in Serum for Predicting Prognosis of Neuroblastoma / Shigeki Yagyu, Tomoko Iehara -- Neuroblastoma: Role of MDM2 and SNP309 as Markers / Sara Cattelani [and others] -- Role of PI3K Inhibitors in Sensitizing Neuroblastoma Cells to Apoptosis / Simone Fulda -- Regulation of Neuroblastoma Cell Differentiation by Retinoic Acid: Role of Alternative Splicing and micro-RNAs / Salvador Meseguer [and others] -- Neuroblastoma: Role of Activated Leukocyte Cell Adhesion Molecule / Maria Valeria Corrias, Michela Croce, Marina Fabbi -- Neuroblastoma: Inhibition by Alu-Like RNA / Manuele Castelnuovo [and others] -- Children with High Risk Neuroblastoma: Prophylactic and Therapeutic Treatment with Docosahexaenoic Acid / Helena Gleissman
Part II. Medulloblastoma. Overview of Treatment of Pediatric Medulloblastoma / Peter Hauser, Dezső Schuler, Miklos Garami -- Event-Free Survival of Children with Average-Risk Medulloblastoma: Treatment with Craniospinal Radiation Followed by Adjuvant Chemotherapy / Eugene I. Hwang, Roger J. Packer
Part III. Leukemia. Risk of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Identification of Inherited Susceptibility / Amy L. Sherborne, Richard S. Houlston -- Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Role of BIM Protein in Prednisolone-Induced Apoptosis / Nan Jiang, Grace Shimin Koh, Allen Eng Juh Yeoh -- Infectious Complications of Antineoplastic Chemotherapy in Children with Acute Leukemia or Solid Tumors / Elio Castagnola [and others] -- Pediatric Leukemia of Natural Killer Cells: Diagnosis and Multi-Agent Chemotherapy / Ashwin Patel, Somsuvra Ghatak
Part IV. Lymphoma. Pediatric Lymphoma Patients: Cytomegalovirus Infection / Samah A. Loutfy -- Diagnosis of Bone Marrow Involvement in Pediatric Lymphoma Patients: FDG PET/CT Versus Bone Marrow Biopsy / Gang Cheng -- Survivors of Childhood Hodgkin's Lymphoma After Treatment: Subsequent Solid Tumor Malignancies Based on Gender and Radiation Dose / Sughosh Dhakal [and others]
Part V. Rhabdoid. Early Childhood Paraspinal Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor: Failure of Standard Treatments / Amit Agrawal [and others] -- Cerebral Tumor with Rhabdoid Features / Shigeo Ohba, Yoichi Nakazato, Kazunari Yoshida -- Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor of the Pineal Region: Diagnosis / Hidehiro Takei, Lauren A. Langford
Part VI. Sarcoma. Ewing's Sarcoma Family of Tumors: Targeting Molecular Pathways and the Race for a Cure / Atif A. Ahmed, Glenson Samuel, Joy M. Fulbright -- Ewing's Sarcoma: Current Concepts in Chemotherapy and Surgical Control / Gauri Kapoor, Sandeep Jain, Akshay Tiwari -- Pediatric Epitheloid Finger Sarcoma: Diagnosis and Treatment / Felix Stang, Peter Mailänder, Frank Siemers
Part VII. Miscellaneous Tumors. Diagnosis and Prognosis of Pediatric Patients with Adrenocortical Tumors / Gaetano Magro, Giada Maria Vecchio, Rita Alaggio -- Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor: Therapy / Barry Pizer, James Hayden -- Giant Pediatric Midline Tumors of the Posterior Fossa: The Combined Transventricular and Supracerebellar Technique and other Approaches / Elvis J. Hermann, Joachim K. Krauss -- Pediatric Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: Pathology, Genetics, and Therapy / Atif A. Ahmed, Vivekanand Singh -- Pediatric Pituitary Adenomas: Germline Genetic Defects / Margaret F. Keil, Constantine A. Stratakis -- Pediatric Ependymomas: Role of Methylation / Mariana Bohns Michalowski, Dominique Plantaz -- Pediatric Intramedullary Cavernoma: Surgical Treatment / Erwin Cornips, Mariel Ter Laak-Poort -- Pediatric Patients with Bone Malignancy: Therapeutic Options / Lukas M. Nystrom, Jose A. Morcuende -- Late and Acute Effects of Pediatric Cancer Therapy on the Oral Cavity / Christopher Rowland, Cesar A. Migliorati, Sue C. Kaste -- Air Embolism in a Pediatric Patient: A Very Rare Complication of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography / Marta Di Pisa [and others]
Summary This entry in the series Pediatric Cancer offers comprehensive information on a variety of cancers, concentrating on brain tumors, the most common solid tumors and the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in children. The contents are organized in seven sections: Neuroblastoma, Medulloblastoma, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Rhabdoid, Sarcoma and Miscellaneous Tumors. Coverage includes pediatric medulloblastoma, and treatments including craniospinal radiation followed by adjuvant chemotherapy. The contributors explain diagnosis and chemotherapy of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and diag
Analysis Medicine
Cancer Research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from electronic title page (SpringerLink, viewed on July 2, 2015)
Subject Cancer in children -- Diagnosis.
Cancer in children -- Treatment.
Neoplasms, Complex and Mixed.
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal.
Form Electronic book
Author Hayat, M. A., 1940- editor
ISBN 9789400765917 (electronic bk.)
9400765916 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)