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Published: 25 September 2020

312 Pages


ISBN: 9780198797210

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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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