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Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Ronald T. Brown


Over recent decades, tremendous advances in the prevention, medical treatment, and quality of life issues in children and adolescents surviving cancer have spawned a host of research on pediatric psychosocial oncology. This important volume fulfills the clear need for an up-to-date, comprehensive handbook for practitioners that delineates the most recent research in the field--the first of its kind in over a decade. Over 60 renowned authors have been assembled to provide a thorough presentation of the state-of-the art research and literature, with topics including: -Neuropsychological effec ... More

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Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195169850
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195169850.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ronald T. Brown, editor

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I Introduction

II The Cancer Experience “On Treatment”

4 Family Issues When a Child Is on Treatment for Cancer

Melissa A. Alderfer and Anne E. Kazak

6 Peer, Friendship Issues, and Emotional Well-Being

Bernard F. Fuemmeler and Larry L. Mullins

7 Pain and Procedure Management

Paola M. Conte and Gary A. Walco

8 Adherence to Treatment Demands

Michael A. Rapoff and Ann M. McGrath

10 Spirituality and Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Cynthia D. Myers and Margaret L. Stuber

III Cancer Late Effects “Off Treatment”

14 Neuropsychological Late Effects

Raymond K. Mulhern and Robert W. Butler

16 Interventions for Cancer Late Effects and Survivorship

Robert W. Butler and Donna R. Copeland

IV Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues

19 Loss and Grief

Joanna Breyer and Aurora Sanfeliz

V Prevention of Primary and Secondary Malignancies

20 Genetic Issues

Andrea Farkas Patenaude and Katherine A. Schneider

22 Health Promotion and Primary Prevention of Cancer

Dawn K. Wilson and Sarah F. Griffin

VI Sickle Cell Disease

23 Biopsychosocial and Developmental Issues in Sickle Cell Disease

Kathryn E. Gustafson and Melanie J. Bonner

24 Neuropsychological Aspects of Sickle Cell Disease

Jeffrey Schatz and Eve S. Puffer

26 Family Systems Issues in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease

Lamia P. Barakat and Rhonda C. Boyd

27 Pain Management of Sickle Cell Disease

Nicole F. Swain and Scott W. Powers

VII Training, Funding, and Collaborative Endeavors

VIII Prospective and Retrospective View of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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