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Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults By Archie W. Bleyer (MD Anderson Cancer Center)

Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults

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Deals with cancer in adolescents and young adults. This book compiles medical, epidemiological, biological, psychological, and emotional issues of young adults' oncology. It emphasises on the differences of the 'same' cancer in younger and older patients.
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Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults by Archie W. Bleyer (MD Anderson Cancer Center)

This is the first comprehensive book devoted exclusively to cancer in adolescents and young adults. It compiles medical, epidemiological, biological, psychological, and emotional issues of young adults' oncology. The emphasis is on the differences of the 'same' cancer in younger and older patients. Model programs specially designed to care for patients in the age group and surveillance of long-term adverse effects are reviewed.

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From the reviews: "A comprehensive review of cancer in adolescents between the ages of 15 and 20. ... It is written for students, residents, or practitioners, whether they are general pediatricians, nurses, pediatric oncologists, or other pediatric subspecialists ... . This outstanding book should be a part of every pediatric library. ... an important and beautifully written and illustrated book and is the only one I am aware of that addresses the issue of cancer in adolescents and young adults. ... a must read for pediatric specialists." (Douglas Moodie, Doody's Review Service, April, 2008)

Table of Contents


History of Adolescent Oncology.- Epidemiology and Etiology of Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults.- Access to Care Before and During Therapy.- Older Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, and Clinical Trials: Lack of Participation and Progress in North America.- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.- Hodgkin Lymphoma.- Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.- Central Nervous System Tumors.- Soft-Tissue Sarcomas.- Bone Sarcomas.- Malignancies of the Ovary.- Testicular Tumors.- Non-Germ-Cell Genitourinary Tract Tumors.- Thyroid Cancer.- Malignant Melanoma.- Breast Cancer.- Liver Tumors.- Colorectal Cancer.- Models of Care and Specialized Units.- Drug Compliance by Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients: Challenges for the Physician.- Psychological Support.- Psychosocial Support.- Health-Related Quality of Life.- Rehabilitation and Exercise.- Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors: Late Effects of Treatment.- Ethical Issues for the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patient: Assent and End-of-Life Care.- Access to Care after Therapy.- Future Health of Survivors of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer.- Information and Resources for Young Adults and Adolescents with Cancer.- Making Ends Meet: Financial Issues from the Perspectives of Patients and Their Healthcare Team.- Challenges and Opportunities - The Way Ahead.

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GOR009514366
Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults by Archie W. Bleyer (MD Anderson Cancer Center)
Archie W. Bleyer (MD Anderson Cancer Center)
Pediatric Oncology
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
2007-02-28
534
3540408428
9783540408420
N/A
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