Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Secrets
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Utilizes the proven Secrets Series format to present questions and answers in a convenient, readable, concise manner The text is intended to introduce the reader to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology.
Each chapter will emphasize diagnosis, clinical management, therapeutics, and innovative concepts for the future. Highlights of the text include the following chapters: experimental therapeutics, the application of bone marrow and stem cell transplants for pediatric patients, and genetic and molecular diagnostics. There is a section dealing with quality of life and death issues such as supportive care, psychosocial aspects of care of the child with cancer, palliative care, and management of the dying child. Other chapters relate and differentiate disease entities based upon the age of the patient, newborn through adolescent.
By Michael A. Weiner, MD, Hettinger Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Director, Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center, Hope & Heroes Division of Pediatric Oncology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Children's Hospital of New York, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York; and Mitchell S. Cairo, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Pathology, Pediatric Oncology, Director, Blood & Marrow Transplantation, Herbert Irving Child and Adolescent Oncology Center, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, New York