Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors: Biology Treatment Survivorship by A. Lindsay FrazierPediatric Germ Cell Tumors: Biology Treatment Survivorship by A. Lindsay Frazier

Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors: Biology Treatment Survivorship

byA. Lindsay FrazierEditorJames F. Amatruda

Hardcover | November 18, 2013

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Germ cell tumors are relatively rare compared with other malignancies, and compilations of knowledge that encompass the entire spectrum of the disease are lacking. This textbook, written by the foremost authorities in the field, rectifies the situation by discussing in depth a broad range of topics, including biology, epidemiology, pathology, treatment, and late effects. Bearing in mind that germ cell tumors are most prevalent in the adolescent and young adult age group, causes of disease and treatment approaches in pediatric and adult patients are compared and contrasted. By spanning the entire life course, from prenatal origins of disease through to treatment in adults and late effects of treatment, the editors have produced a book that will be of interest to both pediatric and adult oncologists.
Dr. A. Lindsay Frazier, MD, received her MD from Dartmouth Medical School in 1984, followed by a pediatric residency at Children's Hospital Boston and a pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at DFCI, where she joined the faculty in 1990. She received a ScM from Harvard School of Public Health in 1993. In clinical practice, she conce...
Title:Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors: Biology Treatment SurvivorshipFormat:HardcoverDimensions:135 pagesPublished:November 18, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642389708

ISBN - 13:9783642389702

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Table of Contents

Biology of Germ Cell Tumors.-Epidemiology of Germ Cell Tumors.-Pathology of Germ Cell Tumors.-Clinical Treatment of Extracaranial Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors.-Clinical Treatment of Extracranial Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors.-Management of Disseminated Germ Cell Tumor in Adults.-Clinical Treatment of Adult Women with Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors.-Stromal Cell Tumors.-Late Effects of Treatment of Testicular Cancer and Implications for Pediatrics.