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This book is updated with evidence from the latest published reviews and is more clinically focused, with an emphasis on application of the trial findings. With increased coverage of trials in the area of supportive care for pediatric cancer patients, each chapter opens with a clinical question and concludes with a summary on the trial findings from an expert commentator.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Ross Pinkerton
Part 1 Solid Tumors
1 Rhabdomyosarcoma
Commentary Meriel Jenney
Studies Katherine Matthay

2 Osteosarcoma
Commentary Maria Michelagnoli
Studies Katherine Matthay

3 Ewing’s sarcoma
Commentary Steven G. Dubois
Studies Katherine Matthay

4 Wilms’ tumor
Commentary Kathy Pritchard Jones
Studies A. G. Shankar

5 Neuroblastoma
Commentary Katherine Matthay
Studies Katherine Matthay

6 Hepatoblastoma
Commentary Penelope Brock
Studies Ross Pinkerton

7 Malignant Germ Cell Tumors
Commentary Ross Pinkerton
Studies Ross Pinkerton

8 Medulloblastoma
Commentary Eric Bouffet
Studies Ross Pinkerton

9 Glioma
Commentary Joann Ater
Studies Ross Pinkerton

10 Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Commentary Ross Pinkerton
Studies Ross Pinkerton

11 Hodgkin’s disease
Commentary Cindy L. Schwartz
Studies Ross Pinkerton

Part 2 Leukemia

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

12 Acute Myeloid Leukemia -Section Commentary
Robert J. Arceci

13 Remission induction in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
A. G. Shankar

14 Consolidation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
A. G. Shankar

15 Maintenance treatment in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
A. G. Shankar

16 Autologous bone marrow transplantation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
A. G. Shankar

17 Miscellaneous
A. G. Shankar

Childhood Lymphoblastic Leukemia

18 Childhood Lymphoblastic Leukemia - Section Commentary
Vaskar Saha

19 Remission Induction in Childhood Lymphoblastic Leukemia
A. G. Shankar

20 CNS directed therapy prophylaxis in Childhood Lymphoblastic Leukemia
A. G. Shankar

21 Maintenance Treatment in Childhood Lymphoblastic Leukaemia
A. G. Shankar

22 Relapsed Childhood Lymphoblastic Leukaemia
A. G. Shankar

23 Post-Induction Therapy in Adolescents and Young Adults with Childhood Lymphoblastic Leukemia
A. G. Shankar

Part 3 Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology
24 Colony stimulating factors
Commentary A. G. Shankar
Studies Katherine Matthay

25 Cardioprotection in pediatric oncology
Commentary Gill Levitt
Studies A. G. Shankar

26 Infections in pediatric and adolescent oncology
Commentary Julia E. Clark
Studies A. G. Shankar and Sara Stoneham


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