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
    13. Melissa S. Putman, Karen Watters, Reza Rahbar, Catherine M. Gordon
      Pages 139-147
    14. Stephen Kieran, Antonio R. Perez-Atayde, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 149-152
    15. A. Lindsay Frazier, Jacob R. Brodsky, Vikramjit S. Kanwar, Lisa M. Stafford, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 153-163
    16. Bonnie L. Padwa
      Pages 165-170
    17. Frank W. Virgin, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 171-174
    18. Kenneth R. Whittemore Jr.
      Pages 175-181
    19. Rafael A. Couto, Arin K. Greene
      Pages 183-192
    20. Karen Watters, Trevor McGill, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 193-202
    21. Adam L. Green, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
      Pages 203-209
    22. Natasha M. Archer, Lynda M. Vrooman
      Pages 211-219
    23. Karen Watters, Raja Shaikh, Horacio M. Padua Jr, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 221-230
    24. Adam L. Green, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
      Pages 231-237
    25. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
      Pages 239-244
    26. Natasha M. Archer, Suzanne Shusterman
      Pages 245-252
    27. Sang Yoon Kim, Alfredo A. Dela Rosa Jr., Bonnie Padwa
      Pages 253-260
    28. Alfredo A. Dela Rosa Jr., Sang Yoon Kim, Bonnie Padwa
      Pages 261-273
    29. Biren P. Modi
      Pages 275-281
    30. Christian J. Vercler, John G. Meara
      Pages 283-286
    31. Edward R. Smith
      Pages 287-293
    32. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Darren B. Orbach, Deborah Vanderveen
      Pages 295-304
    33. Karen Watters, Reza Rahbar
      Pages 305-310
    34. Paul Lennon, Michael J. Cunningham
      Pages 311-326
    35. Lillian M. Guenther, Katherine A. Janeway
      Pages 327-336
    36. Allison O’Neill, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
      Pages 337-345
    37. Allison O’Neill, Karen Watters, Reza Rahbar, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo
      Pages 347-360
    38. Joel W. Jones, Dwight T. Jones
      Pages 361-367
    39. Biren P. Modi, Robert C. Shamberger
      Pages 369-378
    40. Rafael A. Couto, Arin K. Greene
      Pages 379-386
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 387-389

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

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  • 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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