Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors

A-Z Guide to Presentation and Multimodality Management

  • Reza Rahbar
  • Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
  • John G. Meara
  • Edward R. Smith
  • Antonio R. Perez-Atayde

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Evaluation and Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Behroze Adi Vachha, Sanjay P. Prabhu
      Pages 3-11
    3. Brian Labow, Amir Taghinia
      Pages 13-22
    4. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
      Pages 23-30
    5. Karen J. Marcus
      Pages 31-37
    6. Raja Shaikh, Darren B. Orbach, Horatio M. Padua Jr.
      Pages 39-48
    7. Christopher Weldon
      Pages 49-51
  3. Disease Specific

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Rafael A. Couto, Arin K. Greene
      Pages 55-62
    3. Brendan McNeish, Edward R. Smith
      Pages 63-72
    4. Rafael A. Couto, Arin K. Greene
      Pages 73-79
    5. Jennifer W. Mack
      Pages 81-86
    6. Edward R. Smith, Lissa C. Baird, Benjamin C. Warf
      Pages 87-92
    7. Ilkka Kivekäs, Dennis Poe
      Pages 93-99
    8. Edward R. Smith, R. Michael Scott
      Pages 101-110
    9. Mark S. Volk
      Pages 111-116
    10. Stephen Kieran, John G. Meara, Mark Proctor, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 117-121
    11. Christian J. Vercler, Frank W. Virgin, Reza Rahbar, Edward R. Smith, John G. Meara
      Pages 123-130
    12. Karen Watters, Edward R. Smith, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 131-137

About this book


The pediatric head and neck cancer patient necessitates a multidisciplinary team of specialists to provide an optimal continuum of care.  This A-Z guide provides practical, in-depth information for all medical professionals involved in the evaluation and treatment of these patients.  Written in an easy to follow format, each entry contains illustrative figures to aid in pathological and radiographical diagnosis, as well as structured discussion of evaluation and multimodality management.   

The alphabetical layout eliminates redundancy and allows the busy physician to quickly locate relevant information.  Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors is ideal for young physicians as well as attending physicians seeking to expand their knowledgebase to the various subspecialties involved in the multidisciplinary care of their patients.


Benign Cancer Head Malignant Mass Neck Neurosurgery Oncology Otolaryngology Pediatric Plastic surgery Radiation oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Reza Rahbar
    • 1
  • Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
    • 2
  • John G. Meara
    • 3
  • Edward R. Smith
    • 4
  • Antonio R. Perez-Atayde
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyHarvard Medical School Boston Children's HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Harvard Medica SchoolDana-Farber/Boston Childrens Cancer and Blood Disorders CenterBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Plastic SurgeryHarvard Medical School Boston Children's HospitalBostonUSA
  4. 4.Department of NeurosurgeryHarvard Medical School Boston Children's HospitalBostonUSA
  5. 5.Department of PathologyHarvard Medical School Boston Children's HospitalBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-8754-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-8755-5
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