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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Scientific Principles and Clinical Practice

Edward Estlin (Hrsg.), Rob Wynn (Hrsg.), Richard Gilbertson (Hrsg.)

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Naturwissenschaften, Medizin, Informatik, Technik / Medizin


This new textbook has an international authorship and is apractical, up-to-date resource for clinicians responsible for thecare of children with oncologic and malignant hematologic disease.It is specifically designed for practicing oncologists andhematologists, pediatricians with an interest in childhood cancerand trainees seeking a systematic approach to these disorders. This new textbook has an emphasis on the visual presentationand ease of reading of contemporary and comprehensive informationfor children's cancers and contains detailed tables, factboxes and illustrations. The textbook begins with an introduction to the generalprinciples of the scientific foundation and treatment of childhoodcancers and hematological malignancies. Separate sections arethen devoted to descriptions of central nervous system tumors,hematological malignancies and solid tumors of childhood whichencompass epidemiology, cellular and molecular biology, cancergenetics, immunology, pharmacology and the findings of clinicaltrials. For each area of science covered, key original referencesand reviews are highlighted to direct further reading. Diagnostic, biological, and therapeutic issues are integratedinto each tumor-specific chapter, with evidence supporting thecurrent rationales for risk stratification and the development ofnovel therapies. A final section then explores supportive care,palliative care, late effects considerations and psychosocialissues as relate to children's cancer.


(Doody's, 3 August 2012)
"It is compact, concise, and easy to read and understand,and certainly a useful addition to the field."
(The Bulletin of the Royal College of Pathologists, 1 July2011)
"However, overall, this is a useful book, probably most usefulfor paediatricians who may be providing shared care for paediatriconcology patients, junior doctors on haematology/oncolgy ward."
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