Pediatric Oncology

A Comprehensive Guide

  • Paul Imbach
  • Thomas Kühne
  • Robert J. Arceci

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Paul Imbach
    Pages 5-20
  3. Paul Imbach
    Pages 21-33
  4. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 35-42
  5. Paul Imbach
    Pages 53-61
  6. Paul Imbach
    Pages 63-73
  7. Paul Imbach
    Pages 75-87
  8. Paul Imbach
    Pages 89-112
  9. Paul Imbach
    Pages 113-124
  10. Paul Imbach
    Pages 125-133
  11. Paul Imbach
    Pages 135-154
  12. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 155-160
  13. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 161-165
  14. Paul Imbach
    Pages 167-173
  15. Paul Imbach
    Pages 175-183
  16. Paul Imbach
    Pages 185-189
  17. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 191-202
  18. Franziska Oeschger-Schürch, Christine Verdan
    Pages 203-224
  19. Alain Di Gallo, Kerstin Westhoff
    Pages 225-239
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 241-246

About this book


This is the second edition of a well-received compendium of information and guidance on the diagnosis and management of the various oncological diseases that are encountered in children and adolescents. For each disease entity, fundamental facts are provided that will be relevant for a range of professionals – hospital physicians, specialist nurses, psycho-oncologists, physiotherapists, family doctors, and pediatricians. Compared with the first edition all chapters have been updated. Throughout, rapid orientation is ensured by the clear, consistent layout and the concise, lucid style. Pediatric Oncology: A Comprehensive Guide is an excellent, easy-to-use reference that belongs on the shelf of every practitioner who encounters or treats malignancies in the pediatric age group. Pediatric Oncology is teamwork! Fundamental facts for all those involved in diagnosis and management – even social worker, pedagogic teachers, religious care persons


Nursing Pediatric Epidemiology Pediatric Haematology Pediatric Oncology Psychooncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Imbach
    • 1
  • Thomas Kühne
    • 2
  • Robert J. Arceci
    • 3
  1. 1.Kinderspital, Abt. Pädiatrische Hämatologie/OnkologieUniv.Klinikum BaselBaselSwitzerland
  2. 2.Kinderspital, Abt. Pädiatrische Hämatologie/OnkologieUniv.Klinikum BaselBaselSwitzerland
  3. 3.Johns Hopkins The Bunting & Blaustein CaMedicine Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer CenBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-20358-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-20359-6
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