Cancer In Children And Adolescents

Cancer In Children And Adolescents

by William L. Carroll, Jonathan L. Finlay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763731412

ISBN-13: 9780763731410

Pub. Date: 05/06/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Over the last six decades, there has been tremendous improvement in the survival rate for the majority of children affected by cancer in the United States and in Western Europe. Despite dramatic advances in the “developed” world, 85% of children diagnosed with cancer globally will not survive this disease. Cancer in Children and Adolescents is an

Overview

Over the last six decades, there has been tremendous improvement in the survival rate for the majority of children affected by cancer in the United States and in Western Europe. Despite dramatic advances in the “developed” world, 85% of children diagnosed with cancer globally will not survive this disease. Cancer in Children and Adolescents is an accessible textbook that covers the complexities and interdisciplinary nature of cancer occurrences and provides the fundamentals of diagnosis and management of cancers that affect children and adolescents. Distinguished for its global focus, many chapters in Cancer in Children and Adolescents are co-authored by recognized specialists from around the world.

Cancer in Children and Adolescents is divided into four major sections:

Section 1: The Laboratory Biology and Diagnostic Evaluation of Childhood Cancer
Section 2: Principles of Cancer Therapy in Children
Section 3: Tumors of Children
Section 4: Supportive Care

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763731410
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
05/06/2009
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
626
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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