Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 November 2020

312 Pages

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780198797210

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Winner of the Oncology BMA Book Award 2021

Oxford Textbook of Cancer in Children

Seventh Edition

Edited by Hubert N. Caron, Andrea Biondi, Tom Boterberg, and François Doz

Oxford Textbooks in Oncology

  • Provides clear and up-to-date clinical guidance on the optimal management of children with cancer, with coverage of the most current treatments and advances made over the past decade
  • Offers practical clinical direction to be used in a treatment setting, plus relevant biological and historical background
  • Features work from current leaders in their fields and broad international involvement with authors from 14 countries
  • Takes a multidisciplinary approach, with input from paediatric oncologists, surgeons, radiotherapists, imaging specialists, psychologists, nurses, and others
  • Further reading in each chapter provides a guide to the key publications in each topic
  • Manageable size and content that can be used by trainee paediatric oncologists as well as nurses and allied health professionals

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on cancer immunotherapy in children and cancer in adolescents and young adults
  • Previous chapter 'Tumours of the central nervous system' expanded into four separate chapters: Symptoms and emergencies in children with brain and spinal tumours, Glial CNS tumours, Embryonal tumours, and Other CNS tumours of childhood
  • 20 more contributors brought on board, expanding the subject expertise and global perspectives
  • Two new distinguished editors brought on board: Professor François Doz and Professor Tom Boterberg

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