Paediatric Oncology

Pinkerton, C. R., Plowman, N. and Pieters, R. Paediatric Oncology 3rd ed. Edited by Ross Pinkerton, Piers N. Plowman and Rob Pieters London, U.K.: Arnold, 2004.

Author Pinkerton, C. R.
Plowman, N.
Pieters, R.
Title Paediatric Oncology
Place of Publication London, U.K.
Publisher Arnold
Publication year 2004
Sub-type Other
Edition 3rd
ISBN 034080775X
Language eng
Editor Ross Pinkerton
Piers N. Plowman
Rob Pieters
Start page 1
End page 728
Total number of pages 728
Subjects 11 Medical and Health Sciences
1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Abstract/Summary This comprehensive and established textbook presents an up-to-date overview of all aspects of managing children with cancer and in its third edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect recent developments in the field. Individual malignancies are given comprehensive coverage, including details of clinical presentation, diagnostic investigations, novel imaging techniques and current management with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery. Current controversies related to diagnosis and management-a popular feature of previous editions-are presented in boxes for increased emphasis. Content changes to the new edition include a restructured pathology section and new chapters under separate headings of 'advances in therapy' and 'late effects and supportive care'. This new edition incorporates information US and other national studies to give an objective and comprehensive overview, the third edition of Pediatric Oncology remains invaluable reading for pediatric oncologists world-wide. Features include: Chapter summaries which enhance readability New chapters under the heading 'Advances in Therapy' The concise practical style is retained from previous editions so that the volume remains a useful daily reference
Keyword Pediatric
Clinical studies
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code

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