Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer

A Parent's Guide to Solid Tumor Cancers

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Baker & Taylor
Describes childhood solid tumors, the newest treatments and a variety of ways to cope. Comprehensive and encouraging. Original.

Independent Publishing Group
Each year more than 6,000 children and teens in the United States are diagnosed with a solid tumor (e.g., kidney tumor, liver tumor, neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, or sarcoma). The illnesses and their treatments can have devastating effects on family, friends, schoolmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition contains essential information families need during this difficult time. It includes descriptions of the newest treatments, such as computer-assisted surgery, tandem stem cell transplants, and targeted therapies as well as practical advice about how to cope with diagnosis, medical procedures, hospitalization, school, and finances. Woven throughout the text are true stories–practical, poignant, moving, funny–from more than 100 children with cancer, their siblings, and their parents. 


Publisher: Bellingham, WA : Childhood Cancer Guides, 2016
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781941089903
1941089909
Branch Call Number: 618.9299 SPURG
Characteristics: xxi, 549 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Keene, Nancy - Author
Notes: Revision of: Childhood cancer / Honna Janes-Hodder & Nancy Keene. 2002. 2nd edition

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