Pediatric Oncology

A Comprehensive Guide

  • Paul Imbach
  • Thomas Kühne
  • Robert J. Arceci

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Paul Imbach
    Pages 5-20
  3. Paul Imbach
    Pages 21-33
  4. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 35-42
  5. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 43-52
  6. Paul Imbach
    Pages 53-61
  7. Paul Imbach
    Pages 63-73
  8. Robert J. Arceci
    Pages 75-94
  9. Paul Imbach
    Pages 95-118
  10. Paul Imbach
    Pages 119-131
  11. Paul Imbach
    Pages 133-142
  12. Paul Imbach
    Pages 143-160
  13. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 161-166
  14. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 167-172
  15. Paul Imbach
    Pages 173-179
  16. Paul Imbach
    Pages 181-189
  17. Paul Imbach
    Pages 191-195
  18. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 197-208
  19. Thomas Kühne
    Pages 209-221
  20. Annette Schneider, Franziska Oeschger-Schürch, Christine Verdan
    Pages 223-239
  21. Alain Di Gallo, Kerstin Westhoff
    Pages 241-255

About this book


This is the third edition of a well-received compendium of information and guidance on the diagnosis and management of the various oncological diseases that are encountered in children and adolescents.  In the new edition a  chapter on Rare Tumors was added. For each disease entity, fundamental facts are provided that will be relevant for a range of professionals – hospital physicians, specialist nurses, psycho-oncologists, physiotherapists, family doctors, and pediatricians. Compared with the first edition all chapters have been updated. Throughout, rapid orientation is ensured by the clear, consistent layout and the concise, lucid style. Pediatric Oncology: A Comprehensive Guide is an excellent, easy-to-use reference that belongs on the shelf of every practitioner who encounters or treats malignancies in the pediatric age group. Pediatric Oncology is teamwork! Fundamental facts for all those involved in diagnosis and management – even social worker, pedagogic teachers, religious care persons


Nursing Pediatric Epidemiology Pediatric Haematology Pediatric Oncology Psychooncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Imbach
    • 1
  • Thomas Kühne
    • 2
  • Robert J. Arceci
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsMedical Faculty of the University of BaselBaselSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology-HematologyUniversity Children’s Hospital BaselBaselSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood DisordersThe Ron Matricaria Institute of Molecular Medicine, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, University of Arizona College of Medicine – PhoenixPhoenixUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-06009-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-06010-1
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Oncology & Hematology