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Pediatric Cancer Survivors


Pediatric cancer develops in 1 to 500 children. Typically, the type of cancers that develop in children is different than those that develop in adults, in that they are often the result of a DNA mutation rather than environmental or lifestyle risk factors. Leukemia, brain and central nervous system tumors, and neuroblastomas are the most common cancer types in child populations. Children tend to respond better to anticancer treatments, including chemotherapy and radiation. However, long-term side effects are common in children, often requiring follow-up care and lifestyle intervention for the rest of their lives. The percentage of 5-year survivors was over 50% for the most common cancers. This suggests that a majority of cancers in this population are highly survivable. As such, research should focus on aspects of survivorship for these individuals. This book will explore issues related to pediatric cancer and their associated treatments.

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Pediatric Cancer SurvivorsEdited by Karen Wonders

Published: June 7th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63327

ISBN: 978-953-51-3220-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3219-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4806-7

Copyright year: 2017

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6106 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Pediatric Cancer Survivors

By Karen Wonders and Brittany Stout


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2. Dental and Craniofacial Effects on Childhood Cancer Survivors

By Orsolya Németh


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3. Used of Complementary and Alternative Medicine on Symptoms Management and Quality of Life

By Ayşe Gürol and Sevinç Polat


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4. The Forgotten Children

By Christopher Kuo and Paul M. Kent


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5. Evaluation and Long-Term Outcomes of Cardiac Toxicity in Paediatric Cancer Patients

By Jake A. Kleinmahon and Bruce F. Landeck, II


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6. Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer: The Late Effects of Therapy

By Nupur Mittal and Paul Kent


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