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Title Cancer in children : clinical management / [edited by] Michael C.G. Stevens, Hubert N. Caron, Andrea Biondi.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Sixth edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 400 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Epidemiology of cancer in children and adolescents -- Biology of cancer in children -- Imaging in paediatric oncology -- Chemotherapy: current knowledge and new perspectives -- Radiotherapy in paediatric oncology -- Clinical trials in childhood cancer -- Allogeneic stem cell and immunotherapy -- Supportive care during treatment -- Psychosocial care -- Palliative care for children with advanced cancer -- Cancer treatment in low- and middle-income countries -- Late effects of therapy and survivorship issues -- Evidence-based paediatric oncology -- Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia -- Acute myeloid leukaemia -- Myelodysplastic syndrome, myeloid leukaemia of down syndrome, and juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia -- Malignant non-Hodgkin lymphomas in children -- Hodgkin lymphoma: modern management of children and young adults -- Histiocytoses -- Tumours of the central nervous system -- Soft tissue sarcomas -- Bone tumours -- Wilms and other renal tumours -- Neuroblastoma -- Germ cell tumours -- Childhood liver tumours -- Retinoblastoma -- Other rare tumours.
Note Print version record.
Summary Cancer in Children is an established and highly regarded introduction to paediatric oncology. In a clear and concise way, it covers the aetiology, symptoms, and treatment of cancer in children, the complications that can arise during treatment, and the various outcomes of the illness. This new edition brings together an international group of highly respected editors and contributors to provide evidence-based information on how to investigate and treat the common cancers in childhood. State-of-the-art descriptions of what is basic and essential for management is included; there are new chapters.
Subject Cancer in children.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Cancer in children. (OCoLC)fst00845581
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Stevens, Michael C. G.
Caron, Hubert N.
Biondi, Andrea (Professor of pediatrics)
Other Form: Print version: Cancer in children. Sixth edition 9780199599417 (DLC) 2012382547 (OCoLC)776880630
ISBN 9780191628801 (electronic bk.)
0191628808 (electronic bk.)

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