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Oncologia

Brain and Spinal Tumors of Childhood

David Walker, Giorgio Perilongo
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editore: Hodder Arnold

pagine: 552

Children with brain and spinal tumors account for 20-25% of childhood cancers. Until the early 1990s there had been little progress in the development of new treatments, and outcomes were not improving despite advances seen in other childhood cancers. During the past 10 years, however, there has been a dramatic increase in interest in the subject among pediatric specialists worldwide, and new multi-disciplinary teams have become established. There are encouraging early signs of improvement in outcomes, and more are anticipated. The appearance of this comprehensive, but practical, evidence-based review of brain and spinal tumors in children is therefore very timely. The content includes detailed coverage of the diagnosis, clinical management, after care and monitoring, and underlying biology of brain and spinal tumors in children. International in approach, it draws on the experience of the European Childhood Brain Tumour Committee, linked to the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, and various multi-centre clinical trials to reflect the various approaches to management that have arisen around the world.
196,00 166,60

Pediatric Bone Marrow

Lila Penchansky

editore: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K

pagine: 296

No other book covers the pathology of the bone marrow in children as extensively as "Pediatric Bone Marrow". It provides a wide background for the understanding of bone marrow disease in children and its difference from that of the adult population. The text illustrates the morphology of the peripheral blood, bone marrow aspirate and bone marrow biopsy. It is useful for the diagnosis of pediatric disorders in the bone marrow, making it an ideal guide for pediatric pathologists, hematologists, oncologists and medical technologists or any physician involved in the diagnosis of pediatric bone marrow disorders.
260,00 221,00

The Children's Hospital Oakland Hematology/Oncology Handbook

Caroline A. Hastings

editore: Mosby

pagine: 288

This work offers fast access to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols in pediatric hematology and oncology. Comprehensive, yet concise, it presents essential information on the diagnosis and management of the five most common pediatric malignancies, chemotherapeutic drug information, transfusion protocols, and much more.
43,83 37,26

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Secrets

Michael A. Weiner, Mitchell S. Cairo

editore: Hanley & Belfus Inc.

pagine: 256

Utilizes the proven "Secrets Series" format to present questions and answers in a convenient, readable, concise manner. This text is intended to introduce the reader to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology. Each chapter will emphasize diagnosis, clinical management, therapeutics, and innovative concepts for the future. Highlights of the text include the following chapters: experimental therapeutics, the application of bone marrow and stem cell transplants for pediatric patients, and genetic and molecular diagnostics. There is a section dealing with quality of life and death issues such as supportive care, psychosocial aspects of care of the child with cancer, palliative care, and management of the dying child. Other chapters relate and differentiate disease entities based upon the age of the patient, newborn through adolescent.
50,00 42,50

Pediatric Radiation Oncology

Edward C. Halperin, Larry E. Kun
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 512

Established since 1986 as the definitive text and reference on use of radiation therapy for childhood cancer, "Pediatric Radiation Oncology" is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Fifth Edition. This edition reviews all significant recent clinical trials - including, for the first time, significant European clinical trials - and provides increased coverage of international and Third World issues. The latest cancer staging guidelines are included. New chapters cover psychosocial aspects of radiotherapy for the child and family and medical management of pain, nausea, nutritional problems, and blood count depression in the child with cancer. This edition also has full-color illustrations throughout. Each specific tumor type is covered in a chapter that can be read in one sitting. For each tumor type, this book provides complete information on diagnostic techniques, staging, treatment strategy, and when and how to employ radiation therapy. The authors discuss current patient management options and provide recommendations on the best course of treatment. A companion website includes the full text and an image bank.
155,00

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