Sunday, September 25, 2011

Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults

Publisher: Springer
1st edition - October 11, 2007
Hardcover: 558 pages
ISBN-10: 3540408428
ISBN-13: 978-3540408420
 

This is the first comprehensive book devoted exclusively to cancer in adolescents and young adults. It compiles medical, epidemiological, biological, psychological, and emotional issues of young adults’ oncology. The emphasis is on the differences of the "same" cancer in younger and older patients. Model programs specially designed to care for patients in the age group and surveillance of long-term adverse effects are reviewed. 
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 sub-specialists. 


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