More Details about Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology 6th Edition

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearNovember 2010


Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology provides a comprehensive review of the multiple disciplines that make up the care and research agendas for children with cancer. It is the most comprehensive textbook of pediatric oncology ever put together, covering biology and genetics and detailing the diagnosis, multimodal treatment, and long-term management of patients with cancer. The fundamental principles of supportive care and the psychosocial aspects of support for patients and families are also discussed. Twenty percent of the chapters in this edition are either brand-new or written by new contributors, and all the other chapters have been considerably updated. The book provides state-of-the-art information on the molecular genetics and biology of cancer as well as new approaches to diagnosis and management. A companion website offers the fully searchable text.

Key Features:-

  • Covers 20% of chapters are that either new or with new contributors
  • Full-color printing
  • Considerable updating to all chapters
  • Significant changes to information on molecular genetics/biology of cancer, as well as new approache
  • Covers all aspects of the field, from basic biology through diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care,
  • Editors and contributors are internationally recognized as leaders in the field