Late Effects of Treatment for Brain Tumors (Cancer Treatment and Research No. 150)

Late Effects of Treatment for Brain Tumors (Cancer Treatment and Research No. 150)

By: Stewart Goldman (editor), Christopher Turner (editor)Hardback

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"Late Effects of Treatment for Brain Tumors" reviews the development of the medical team's awareness of late effects of brain tumor treatment and an overview of brain tumor survivorship. It reviews the late effects by topic and by organ systems, educates, and provides guidelines for follow up and interventions for patient survivorship. Advocacy for survivors and models for the importance of coordinated late effects programs are also discussed.

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Overview of Brain Tumor Survivorship.- to Brain Tumor Survivorship and Historical Perspective.- Late Effects of Neurosurgery.- Late Effects of CNS Radiation Therapy.- Late Effects of Chemotherapy.- Late Effects of Stem Cell Transplantation in Brain Tumor Survivors.- Effect of Cancer Treatment on Neural Stem and Progenitor Cells.- The Pediatric Brain Tumor Late Effects Clinic.- Medical Late Effects of Brain Tumor Treatment.- Neurological Complications in Adults.- Neurological Complications in Children.- Strokes Among Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors.- Endocrine Late Effects: Manifestations and Treatments.- Ocular Consequences and Late Effects of Brain Tumor Treatments.- Auditory Late Effects of Chemotherapy.- Reproductive Health Issues in Survivors of Childhood and Adult Brain Tumors.- Cancer Predisposition Syndromes.- Secondary Neoplasms Following Treatment for Brain Tumors.- Psychosocial Implications of Brain Tumor Survivorship.- Neuropsychological Impact of Treatment of Brain Tumors.- Psychological and Social Impact of Being a Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivor.- Psychological and Social Impact of Being a Brain Tumor Survivor: Adult Issues.- Academic Issues: Special Education and Related Interventions.- Caregiver and Family Issues for Brain Tumor Survivors.- Additional Topics.- Healthy Lifestyle Choices after Cancer Treatment.- Integrative Oncology as Part of the Treatment for Brain Tumors.- Legal Issues and Laws Relevant to Brain Tumor Survivors.- Pathways to Brain Tumor Advocacy.- Screening for Late Effects in Brain Tumor Survivors.- Support Organizations, Resources and Relevent Websites.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780387771021
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780387771021
  • weight: 862
  • ISBN10: 0387771026

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