A Practical Approach to the Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

  • Julia Chisholm
  • Rachel Hough
  • Louise Soanes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Martin G. McCabe
    Pages 1-18
  3. Lorna A. Fern, Jeremy Whelan
    Pages 19-35
  4. Dan Stark, Andrea Ferrari
    Pages 37-55
  5. Lucy Holland, Kate Thompson
    Pages 57-81
  6. Victoria Grandage, Susan Mehta, Rachael Windsor
    Pages 115-131
  7. Nivedita Reddy, Caroline L. Furness, Melanie C. Davies
    Pages 153-178
  8. Anna-Karenia Anderson
    Pages 179-209
  9. Lesley Edwards, Laura Beek
    Pages 239-260

About this book


This book discusses the most important practical aspects involved in providing multidisciplinary Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) services for cancer patients. It draws on international experience in several continents of establishing and running such services and provides a contemporary, practical approach to AYA care based on accumulated experience. It is of interest to those establishing or seeking to improve AYA services as well as those already caring for AYA cance patients.

Among topics discussed are incidence trends and treatment pathways, access to clinical trials for adolescents, transition from pediatric to adult services, psychological support and social care as well as survivorship and fertility.

This book is of value of those establishing new services, those developing an existing service and those whose work includes the care of AYA patients. It is an important companion for pediatricians, oncologists as well as o
ther medical, nursing and allied health professionals caring for Adolescents and Yound Adults with cancer.


leukemia adolescent cancer pediatric oncology young adult survivorship palliative care childhood cancer fertility

Editors and affiliations

  • Julia Chisholm
    • 1
  • Rachel Hough
    • 2
  • Louise Soanes
    • 3
  1. 1.Royal Marsden HospitalSuttonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University College HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.University College HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-66172-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-66173-5
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