Chapter

Oncology

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569572.003.0018

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Oncology

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Related physiology - The child with cancer - Paediatric brain tumours - Bone tumours - Neuroblastoma - Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) - Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) - Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) - Wilms tumour - T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia - Lymphoma - Bone-marrow transplantation - Related skills - Care and preparation of children and young people undergoing investigation prior to and during treatment for cancer - Treatment regimens for children and young people with cancer - Health and safety of chemotherapy - Assessing the needs of the child and young person with cancer, including family and siblings - Information-giving to a child or young person and his/her family

Chapter.  7767 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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