Pediatric Oncology

Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults

Editors: Bleyer, Archie W., Barr, Ronald Duncan (Eds.)

  • First largest single collection of information on cancer in adolescents and young adults
  • Compiling medical, epidemiological, biological, psychological, and emotional issues of young adults’ oncology
  • Emphasis on the differences of the "same" cancer in younger and older patients
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Archie. Bleyer. •. Karen. H . Albritton. •. . Lynn. A G . Ries. •. Ronald. Barr contents 1. 1 introduction 1. 1 introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Tis is the frst textbook of its type, a comprehensive 1. 2 epidemiology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 treatise on cancer in adolescents and young adults who . 1 2 1. Classifcation. System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 1 2 2 . Incidence. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 are 15 to 29 years of age when diagnosed. Te impetus . 1 2 2 1. Age-Specifc. Incidence . . . . . . 3 for this book is the lack of attention that has been paid . 1 2 2 2 . Gender-Specifc. Incidence. . . . 3 to this age group, scientifcally, therapeutically, psych -o . 1 2 2 3. Ethnicity-Specifc. Incidence. . . 4 socially, and economically. During the past half-cen- . 1 2 2 4. Types. of . Cancer. . . . . . . . . . . 4 tury, children (younger than 15 years of age) with can- . 1 2 2 5. Trends. in. Incidence. . . . . . . . . 6 . 1 2 3. Mortality. and. Survival. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 cer have been a singular focus of treatment and . 1 2 3 1. . Age-. and. Gender-Specifc. research. Te advances among children with cancer Mortality. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 have been among the most dramatic in the history of . 1 2 3 2 . Ethnicity-Specifc. Mortality. . . . 8 medicine, and the cooperative infrastructure that has . 1 2 3 3. Trends. in. Mortality. . . . . . . . . 8 supported this success has been among the most orga- . 1 2 4. Survival. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 . 1 2 4 1. Conditional. Survival. . . . . . . 12 nized in the history of science. In 1971, the US National . 1 2 5. Etiology. and. Risk. Factors. . . . . . . . . . .

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"A comprehensive review of cancer in adolescents between the ages of 15 and 20. … It is written for students, residents, or practitioners, whether they are general pediatricians, nurses, pediatric oncologists, or other pediatric subspecialists … . This outstanding book should be a part of every pediatric library. … an important and beautifully written and illustrated book and is the only one I am aware of that addresses the issue of cancer in adolescents and young adults. … a must read for pediatric specialists." (Douglas Moodie, Doody’s Review Service, April, 2008)


Table of contents (33 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Bleyer, Archie (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

  • History of Adolescent Oncology

    Tebbi, Cameron K.

    Pages 27-37

  • Epidemiology and Etiology of Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults

    Birch, Jillian M. (et al.)

    Pages 39-59

  • Access to Care Before and During Therapy

    Albritton, Karen H. (et al.)

    Pages 61-69

  • Older Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, and Clinical Trials: Lack of Participation and Progress in North America

    Bleyer, Archie (et al.)

    Pages 71-81

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
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  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-07408-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults
Editors
  • Archie W. Bleyer
  • Ronald Duncan Barr
Series Title
Pediatric Oncology
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-68152-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-68152-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07408-0
Series ISSN
1613-5318
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 534
Topics