Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIII
  2. Archie Bleyer, Karen H. Albritton, Lynn A.G. Ries, Ronald Barr
    Pages 1-26
  3. Cameron K. Tebbi
    Pages 27-37
  4. Jillian M. Birch, Archie Bleyer
    Pages 39-59
  5. Karen H. Albritton, Tim Eden
    Pages 61-69
  6. James Nachman, Giuseppe Masera, W. Archie Bleyer
    Pages 83-98
  7. Ursula Creutzig, William G Woods
    Pages 99-109
  8. Tanya M. Trippett, Alexis Mottl, Odile Oberlin, Archie Bleyer, Louis S. Constine
    Pages 111-125
  9. Catherine Patte, Archie Bleyer, Mitchell S. Cairo
    Pages 127-149
  10. David A. Walker, Anne Bendel, Charles Stiller, Paul Byrne, Michael Soka
    Pages 151-183
  11. Karen H. Albritton, Andrea Ferrari, Michela Casanova
    Pages 185-201
  12. Michael S. Isakoff, Michael J. Harris, Mark C. Gebhardt, Holcombe E. Grier
    Pages 203-218
  13. Jubilee Brown, Thomas Olson, Susan Sencer
    Pages 219-236
  14. John W. Cullen, Robert Fallon
    Pages 237-248
  15. Michael Leahy, W. Archie Bleyer
    Pages 249-257
  16. Steven G. Waguespack, Samuel A. Wells
    Pages 259-270
  17. Cynthia E. Herzog, Archie Bleyer, Alberto S. Pappo
    Pages 271-291
  18. Marianne Phillips, Banu Arun, W. Archie Bleyer
    Pages 293-310
  19. Marcio H. Malogolowkin, Arthur Zimmermann, Jack Plaschkes
    Pages 311-330

About this book

Introduction

Archie. Bleyer. •. Karen. H . Albritton. •. . Lynn. A G . Ries. •. Ronald. Barr contents 1. 1 introduction 1. 1 introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Tis is the frst textbook of its type, a comprehensive 1. 2 epidemiology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 treatise on cancer in adolescents and young adults who . 1 2 1. Classifcation. System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . 1 2 2 . Incidence. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 are 15 to 29 years of age when diagnosed. Te impetus . 1 2 2 1. Age-Specifc. Incidence . . . . . . 3 for this book is the lack of attention that has been paid . 1 2 2 2 . Gender-Specifc. Incidence. . . . 3 to this age group, scientifcally, therapeutically, psych -o . 1 2 2 3. Ethnicity-Specifc. Incidence. . . 4 socially, and economically. During the past half-cen- . 1 2 2 4. Types. of . Cancer. . . . . . . . . . . 4 tury, children (younger than 15 years of age) with can- . 1 2 2 5. Trends. in. Incidence. . . . . . . . . 6 . 1 2 3. Mortality. and. Survival. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 cer have been a singular focus of treatment and . 1 2 3 1. . Age-. and. Gender-Specifc. research. Te advances among children with cancer Mortality. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 have been among the most dramatic in the history of . 1 2 3 2 . Ethnicity-Specifc. Mortality. . . . 8 medicine, and the cooperative infrastructure that has . 1 2 3 3. Trends. in. Mortality. . . . . . . . . 8 supported this success has been among the most orga- . 1 2 4. Survival. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 . 1 2 4 1. Conditional. Survival. . . . . . . 12 nized in the history of science. In 1971, the US National . 1 2 5. Etiology. and. Risk. Factors. . . . . . . . . . .

Keywords

breast cancer cancer clinical trial epidemiology etiology health leukemia liver liver tumor lymphoma melanoma prevention quality of life rehabilitation tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • W. Archie Bleyer
    • 1
  • Ronald D. Barr
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Charles Medical CenterBendUSA
  2. 2.McMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68152-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-40842-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-68152-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1613-5318
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