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Principles and practice of pediatric oncology / editors, Philip A. Pizzo, David G. Poplack ; associate editors, Peter C. Adamson, Susan M. Blaney, Lee J. Helman.

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Edition:
Sixth edition.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, [2011]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1551 p.)
Subjects:
Cancer in children.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition,Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncologyprovides a comprehensive review of the multiple disciplines that make up the care and research agendas for children with cancer. It is the most comprehensive textbook of pediatric oncology ever put together, covering biology and genetics and detailing the diagnosis, multimodal treatment, and long-term management of patients with cancer. The fundamental principles of supportive care and the psychosocial aspects of support for patients and families are also discussed.
Contents:
section 1. Biological basis of childhood cancer
section 2. Diagnosis and evaluation of the child with cancer
section 3. Principles of multimodal therapy
section 4. Management of the common cancers of childhood
section 5. Supportive care of children with cancer
section 6. Other issues arising at diagnosis, during treatment, and after cessation of therapy.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Pizzo, Philip A.
Poplack, David G.
Adamson, Peter C.
Blaney, Susan M.
Helman, Lee J.
ISBN:
1-4511-2501-1
1-4963-2803-5
1-4698-0618-5
OCLC:
908511179
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