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Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Solid Tumors in Infants and Children : Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine - Daniel M. Green

Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Solid Tumors in Infants and Children

Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine

Hardcover Published: December 2009
ISBN: 9780898387506
Number Of Pages: 522

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The field of pediatric oncology encompasses four groups of malignancies - acute leukemias, brain tumors, lymphomas and solid tumors. 1'he history, diagnosis and management of children with acute leukemias and lymphomas has been thoroughly examined in several excellent textbooks of pediatric hematology and oncology. Bl"ain tumors have historically been managed by neurosurgeons and radiation therapists. 1'he role of the pediatric oncologist in the management of these patients is evolving. This book was written to provide a thorough historical evaluation of the most frequent solid tumors of children. A detailed examination of the natural history of these tumors is essential to the design and evaluation of therapeutic trials. The highly lethal nature of many of these tumors, the occurrence of some of them at several different primary sites and the rarity of these tumors have made systematic study of them difficult. Conclusions regarding the efficacy of a particular modification of the therapeutic strategy can be strongly influenced by the assumed natural history of the tumor. I have tried to develop as accurateJy as the literature would allow a picture of the natural history of the common malignant solid tumors, knowing that the image would be imperfect. I adopted a convention which was employed in all graphs constructeil from case reports summarized from the literature.

1. Introduction.- 2. Rhabdomyosarcoma.- 3. Retinoblastoma.- 4. Wilms' Tumor.- 5. Neuroblastoma.- 6. Ewing's Sarcoma.- 7. Osteosarcoma.- 8. Yolk Sac Tumor.- 9. Hepatoblastoma and Hepatocellular Carcinoma.- 10. Long Term Complications of Therapy.

ISBN: 9780898387506
ISBN-10: 0898387507
Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 522
Published: December 2009
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 1.15

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