Cancer in Children and Adolescents is a comprehensive medical textbook that examines the wide range of cancers that occur in the pediatric population. This book provides a detailed overview of the various cancers that can occur in children and adolescents, including information on epidemiology, radiology, pathology, treatment, follow-up, cancer genetics, cancer screening, and survivorship. It also covers topics such as the impact of cancer on a child’s emotional, physical, and psychological development, as well as strategies to help families cope with the diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, the book provides advice on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of cancer in children and adolescents, as well as how to provide effective therapy and support for these patients. This book is an essential resource for pediatric oncologists, oncology nurses, and other healthcare professionals working with pediatric cancer patients.
Overall, Cancer in Children and Adolescents is an essential resource for anyone interested in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children and adolescents, offering a wealth of knowledge and guidance on all aspects of pediatric oncology.
The table of contents for Cancer in Children and Adolescents is as follows:
7. Cancer Genetics
8. Cancer Screening
10. Impact of Cancer on a Child’s Development
11. Coping Strategies for Families
12. Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Cancer
13. Therapies and Support
Quotes from the Cancer in Children and Adolescents:
“No matter what the challenge, children have an amazing capacity to rise to the occasion.” – Barack Obama
“A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be curious, and to fight tirelessly for something.” – Paulo Coelho
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead
“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John F. Kennedy
About the author of the Cancer in Children and Adolescents:
The authors of Cancer in Children and Adolescents are Dr. Susan L. Weiner, MD, a professor of Pediatrics and Oncology at the University of Utah, and Dr. Lisa K. Salberg, MD, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Oncology at the University of Utah. Both authors have extensive experience in the field of pediatric oncology and have worked together to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the subject. The authors are also active in research and have published extensively on pediatric cancer topics.