A new, definitive, state-of-the-art reference in the specialist field of paediatric surgical oncology. Key points and informative guidance on all aspects of cancer surgery for children make this a vital textbook for the surgery resident, surgical oncology specialist, nursing staff and cancer health care teams. The editorial team of world experts and international guest authorship listings guarantees that the textbook content provides a definitive treatise for a global audience of pediatric surgeons.

Textbook coverage includes chapters on pediatric cancer epidemiology, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy, pathology, radiology and vascular access, following which the main theme sections feature all of the major pediatric solid tumours in a system-based chronology. A section devoted to rare tumours provides useful and pragmatic information for the oncology surgeon. Minimally invasive surgery is covered highlighting current concepts and clinical outcome(s) by leading experts in the field. Nutritional considerations for the pediatric cancer patient undergoing surgery are all discussed. Management of surgical complications, fertility considerations and long-term outcomes are an invaluable vital resource for the reader. Final sections "look to the future" by focusing on surgical innovation, including key chapters on navigational surgery and surgical robotics.

• Includes all the latest developments in pediatric surgical oncology ensuring the reader is kept fully up to date.

• Multi-disciplinary content reflects current best practice.

• Comprehensive coverage provides a definitive reference guide.

An authoritative seminal reference work for surgical residents in training, surgeons working in the field of pediatric oncology, medical oncologists, intensive care specialists, nursing staff and allied health care professionals.

chapter Chapter 1|2 pages

Pediatric Cancer – An Overview

ByAkira Nakagawara

chapter Chapter 2|7 pages

Epidemiology of Pediatric Cancer

ByCharles Stiller

chapter Chapter 3|4 pages

Molecular Biology and Genetics of Cancer

ByTatsuro Tajiri, Mayumi Higashi

chapter Chapter 4|4 pages

Principles of Chemotherapy

BySunita Dhir, Deborah A. Tweddle

chapter Chapter 5|5 pages

Principles of Radiotherapy

BySarah Kelly, Mark Gaze

chapter Chapter 6|6 pages

Immunological Aspects of Pediatric Cancer and Immunotherapy

ByJeong A. Park, Nai-Kong V. Cheung

chapter Chapter 7|12 pages

Imaging Cancer

BySrikishna Harave, Swathi Selvam

chapter Chapter 8|6 pages

Tumor Biopsy – Practical Considerations for the Surgeon

ByHemanshoo Thakkar, Dhanya Mullassery, Paul D. Losty

chapter Chapter 9|6 pages

Pathology for Surgeons

ByRajeev Shukla, Srinivas Annavarapu

chapter Chapter 10|8 pages

Vascular Access

ByElizabeth O'Connor, Hany Gabra

chapter Chapter 11|12 pages

Nutritional Support of the Pediatric Cancer Patient

ByVicky Wong, Edwin Chan, Kelvin Liu

chapter Chapter 12|6 pages

Tumor Board and the Surgeon

BySarah Braungart, Paul D. Losty

chapter Chapter 13|12 pages

Principles of Cancer Surgery/Operations for Cancer

ByHind Zaidan, Martin Corbally

chapter Chapter 14|6 pages

Tumors of the Head and Neck

ByNaonori Kawakubo, Tomoaki Taguchi

chapter Chapter 15|16 pages

Mediastinum, Lung, and Chest Wall Tumors

ByAndrew J. Murphy, Lindsay Talbot, Andrew M. Davidoff

chapter Chapter 16|11 pages

Hodgkin Disease and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma(s)

ByPeter Ehrlich

chapter Chapter 17|24 pages

Benign and Malignant Liver Tumors in Children

ByDaniel C. Aronson, Rebecka L. Meyers

chapter Chapter 18|9 pages

Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tumors

ByJaime Shalkow, Ryo Tamura, Hany Gabra, Paul D. Losty

chapter Chapter 19|8 pages

Pancreatic Neoplasms

ByPablo Laje, N. Scott Adzick

chapter Chapter 20|15 pages

Renal Tumors

ByJörg Fuchs, Steven W. Warmann

chapter Chapter 21|27 pages

Neuroblastoma and Adrenal Neoplasms

ByAndrew M. Davidoff, Jed Nuchtern, Mike La Quaglia

chapter Chapter 22|9 pages


ByLilly Bayouth, Roshni Dasgupta, David Rodeberg

chapter Chapter 23|9 pages

Non-Rhabmyosarcoma Soft Tissue Tumors

ByIrene Isabel P. Lim, David Rodeberg, Roshni Dasgupta

chapter Chapter 24|15 pages

Tumors of the Ovary

ByCarmen Capito, Louise Galmiche-Roland, Brice Fresneau, Daniel Orbach, Sabine Sarnacki

chapter Chapter 25|3 pages

Testicular Tumors

ByYoshiaki Kinoshita, Tomoaki Taguchi

chapter Chapter 26|13 pages

Teratomas and Other Germ Cell Neoplasms

ByKatherine Burnand, Dhanya Mullassery, Paul D. Losty

chapter Chapter 27|16 pages

Melanoma and Skin Cancer(s)

ByAndrea Hayes Jordan, Gideon Sandler, Jennifer H. Aldrink

chapter Chapter 28|41 pages

Central Nervous System Tumors

ByConor Gillespie, Benedetta Pettorini

chapter Chapter 29|16 pages

Bone Tumors

ByLor Randall, John Groundland

chapter Chapter 30|18 pages

Rare Tumors

ByHany Gabra, Ryo Tamura, Jaime Shalkow

chapter Chapter 31|6 pages

Minimally Invasive Surgery

ByJörg Fuchs, Steve W. Warmann

chapter Chapter 32|8 pages

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

BySami Ramadan, Adel Fattah

chapter Chapter 33|6 pages

Fertility Considerations and the Pediatric Cancer Patient

ByCarmen Capito, Camelia Labiad, Sylvie Helfre, Stephanie Bolle, Michaël Grynberg, Sabine Sarnacki

chapter Chapter 34|15 pages

Pediatric Surgical Oncology in Developing Countries

ByJaime Shalkow, Simone Abib

chapter Chapter 35|10 pages

Surgical Management of Pediatric Oncological Emergencies

BySimone Abib, Jaime Shalkow

chapter Chapter 36|9 pages

Late Effects

ByAntti I. Koivusalo, Kirsi Jahnukainen

chapter Chapter 37|4 pages

Palliative Care and Pain Management

ByAlessandro Inserra, Alessandro Crocoli

chapter Chapter 38|4 pages

Palliative Care: Surgical Considerations

ByAlessandro Inserra, Alessandro Crocoli

chapter Chapter 39|5 pages

Future Therapies and Challenges in Pediatric Oncology

ByTatsuo Kuroda

chapter Chapter 40|5 pages

Evidence-Based Pediatric Surgical Oncology

ByAmpaipan Boonthai, Paul D. Losty

chapter Chapter 41|14 pages

Pediatric Endocrine Tumors

ByCarmen Capito, Pablo Lopez, Michel Polak, Laurence Brugières, Louise Galmiche-Roland, Sabine Sarnacki

chapter Chapter 42|6 pages

Robotic Pediatric Surgical Oncology

ByThomas Blanc, Sabine Sarnacki

chapter Chapter 43|7 pages

Navigational Techniques in Pediatric Surgical Oncology

ByRyota Souzaki, Tomoaki Taguchi