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This book is a comprehensive guide that will help medical professionals - pediatric oncologists, nurses, pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, radiation oncologists, surgeons - to understand and manage the long-term effects of treatment for childhood and adolescent cancer. The consequences of treatment are described for each organ system, with explanation of pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, detection and screening and management. Disease- and organ-based algorithms of care and tables designed to facilitate the assessment of late effects are highlights of the book and will assist in the provision of hands-on care that is up to date and geared to clinical need. Among the other topics addressed are stem cell transplantation, psychological care, legal issues, transition to adulthood and methodological issues in the study of survivorship care.
- Pediatric Oncology
- Verlag: Springer, Berlin; Springer International Publishing
- Originaltitel: Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Assessment and Management
- Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-16434-2
- 3. Aufl.
- Erscheinungstermin: 23. September 2015
- Abmessung: 264mm x 189mm x 25mm
- Gewicht: 1177g
- ISBN-13: 9783319164342
- ISBN-10: 3319164341
- Artikelnr.: 42209830
Overview.- Algorithms of Late Effects by Disease.- Facilitating Assessment of Late Effects by Organ System.- Pediatric Growth and Development: Impact on Vulnerability to Normal Tissue Damage from Cancer Therapy.- Central Nervous System Effects.- Neuroendocrine Complications of Cancer Therapy.- Ocular Complications due to Cancer Treatment.- Head and Neck.- Adverse Effects of Cancer Treatment on Hearing.- The Thyroid Gland.- Cardiovascular Effects of Cancer Therapy.- Pulmonary Effects of Antineoplastic Therapy.- Late Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Effects.- The Ovary.- The Testes.- Genitourinary.- Musculoskeletal, Integument.- Breast.- Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.- Second Malignancies Following Treatment for Childhood Cancer.- Psychological Aspects of Long-Term Survivorship.- Legal Issues.- Methodological Issues in the Study of Survivors of Childhood Cancer.- Survivorship Transitions following Childhood and Adolescent Cancer.- Health Maintenance and Promotion.
"This volume reviews systematically in 24 chapters the sequelae of cancer therapy on all body systems and organs. ... Written by multidisciplinary teams it has many colored photos and tables and references. A textbook highly recommended to pediatric oncologists, endocrinologists, roentgenologists and health teams who care for children after cancer therapy." (Zvi Laron, Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 13 (4), June, 2016)
"This book is designed to bring attention to the long-term complications induced by cancer treatments of children. ... The audience includes healthcare professionals in the many disciplines who care for oncology patients -- physicians, nurses, and physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and mental health providers. ... There are many high quality pictures and graphs throughout the book." (Melissa Mason, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2016)
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