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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”

III Cancer Late Effects “Off Treatment”

IV Palliative Care and End-of-Life Issues

V Prevention of Primary and Secondary Malignancies

VI Sickle Cell Disease

VII Training, Funding, and Collaborative Endeavors

VIII Prospective and Retrospective View of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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