Rare Tumors In Children and Adolescents

Rare Tumors In Children and Adolescents

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This is the first book to be devoted exclusively to rare tumors in children and adolescents, and its aim is to provide up-to-date information on their diagnosis and clinical management. The opening section addresses general issues including epidemiology, risk factors/etiology, biology and genetics, early detection, and screening. It also discusses solutions to assist in the management of rare tumors, such as international networking and internet platforms. In the second section, specific malignancies are described, with practical guidance on diagnostic workup, multimodal therapy, follow-up, and adverse effects. Discussion of differential diagnosis encompasses both frequent and rare tumor types, which should enable the clinician to take rare entities into account during the diagnostic assessment. Each chapter goes on to provide detailed therapeutic guidelines for specific rare tumors. The authors are a multidisciplinary group of specialists who have dedicated themselves to this group of tumors.Dominik T. Schneider, Ines B. Brecht, Thomas A. Olson, Andrea Ferrari. with surgery. Squamous cell carcinomas do occur in children (Sung and Koyle 2000; Lezama-del Valle et al. ... BJU Int 106(4):557a€“560 Benesch M, Wardelmann E et al (2009) Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) in children and adolescents: a ... Pancreatology 4(5):441a€“451; discussion 452a€“453 Durno CA, Gallinger S (2006) Genetic predisposition to colorectal cancer: new ... mismatch repair gene mutations.

Title:Rare Tumors In Children and Adolescents
Author:Dominik T. Schneider, Ines B. Brecht, Thomas A. Olson, Andrea Ferrari
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-01-07


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