The  Surgery of Childhood Tumors by Robert CarachiThe  Surgery of Childhood Tumors by Robert Carachi

The Surgery of Childhood Tumors

EditorRobert Carachi, Jay L. Grosfeld, Amir F. Azmy

Paperback | April 9, 2011

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Beginning with the scientific basis of tumors, this book provides up-to-date information on epidemiology, cytogenetics and molecular biology, before looking at current treatments, integrating surgery with radiation therapy and chemotherapy. The chapters are written by world-renowned international authorities on pediatric cancer from major child cancer groups in the UK, Europe and the US. Excellent full-color pictures and detailed line drawings illustrate all aspects of managing childhood tumors. New chapters of this 2nd edition provide the latest developments and strategies in pediatric surgical oncology.
Title:The Surgery of Childhood TumorsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:652 pagesPublished:April 9, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642067468

ISBN - 13:9783642067464

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Table of Contents

Epidemiology of Childhood Tumors.- Tumor Biology and Environmental Carcinogenesis.- Genetic Counselling for Childhood Tumors and Inherited Cancer-Predisposing Syndromes.- Screening for Tumors and Tumor Markers.- Tumor Imaging.- Tumor Pathology.- General Principles.- Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy.- Radiotherapy.- Perinatal Tumors.- Renal Tumors.- Neuroblastoma and Other Adrenal Tumors.- Liver Tumors in Children.- Malignant Germ Cell Tumors.- Soft-Tissue Sarcoma.- Lymphoma.- Bone Tumors: Limb Salvage.- Head and Neck Tumors.- Brain Tumors.- ThoracicTumors.- Rare Tumors.- Reconstructive Surgery.- Surgical Complications and Childhood Tumors.- Supportive Care of Children With Cancer.- Long-Term Effects of Cancer Therapy On Growth and Fertility.- Minimal Invasive Surgery in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood Cancer.- New Treatments and New Strategies.- Central Venous Access.- Pallative Care and Pain Management.- Parents' Associations Support Groups.- Index.

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From the reviews of the second edition:"A much needed update of the 1999 edition . . will be beneficial to all in the field of pediatrics or pediatric surgery. It is reasonably advanced . senior surgical house officers and trainees in pediatric surgery will find it readable and instructive. . Overall, this is an excellent book on childhood tumors. It is extensive, well illustrated, complete, and up to date. The organization makes it easy to follow. In short, this is a currently definitive text on the treatment of childhood tumors." (Robert M Arensman, Doody's Review Service, May, 2008)"This book for pediatric surgeons, fellows, residents, and pediatric oncologists reflects the extensive experience of its editors and authors in caring for children with cancer. It is well written, well organized, up to date, and easy to read. . This book is an excellent resource for surgeons and other clinicians who care for children with cancer. The information is accessible, concise, and up to date, giving the surgeon a guide for planning preoperative, surgical, and postoperative management." (Joel Shilyansky, The New England Journal of Medicine, March, 2009)"The recent publication of 'The Surgery of Childhood Tumors' . is a most welcome addition to the literature detailing the surgical aspects of childhood tumours. . will provide useful guidance to the specialist surgical oncologist or the paediatric surgeon involved in cancer management in children. . The book is complemented with excellent imaging and clinical photographs, many in colour. . The book fills a void, is well written, and will provide a comprehensive reference for all those involved in this difficult but rewarding area." (Martin T. Corbally, Pediatric Surgery International, Vol. 25, 2009)