467 Pages 208 Color & 227 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    467 Pages 208 Color & 227 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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.


    Editors Preface: Pediatric Surgical Oncology

    Contributor List

    1. Pediatric Cancer – An Overview

    Akira Nakagawara

    2. Epidemiology Pediatric Cancer

    Charles Stiller

    3. Molecular Biology and Genetics of Cancer

    Tatsuro Tajiri and Mayumi Higashi

    4. Principles of Chemotherapy

    Sunita Dhir and Deborah A. Tweddle

    5. Principles of Radiotherapy

    Sarah Kelly and Mark Gaze

    6. Immunological Aspects of Pediatric Cancer and Immunotherapy

    Jeong A Park and Nai-Kong V. Cheung

    7. Imaging Cancer

    Srikishna Harave and Swathi Selvam

    8. Tumor Biopsy – Practical Considerations for The Surgeon

    Hemanshoo Thakka, Dhanya Mullassery, and Paul D. Losty

    9. Pathology for Surgeons

    Rajeev Shukla and Dr Srinivas Annavarapu

    10. Vascular Access

    Elizabeth O’Connor and Hany Gabra

    11. Nutritional Support of the Pediatric Cancer Patient

    Vicky Wong, Edwin Chan, and Kevin Liu

    12. Tumor Board and the Surgeon

    Sarah Braungart and Paul D. Losty

    13. Principles of Cancer Surgery / Operations for Cancer

    Hind Zaidan and Martin Corbally

    14. Tumors of the Head and Neck

    Naonori Kawakubo and Tomoake Taguchi

    15. Mediastinum, Lung, and Chest Wall Tumors

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

    16. Hodgkin Disease and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma(s)

    Peter Ehrlich

    17. Benign and Malignant Liver Tumors in Children

    Daniel C. Aronson and Rebecka L. Meyers

    18. Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tumors

    Jaime Shalkow, Ryo Tamura, Hany Gabra, and Paul D Losty

    19. Pancreatic Neoplasms

    Pablo Laje and N. Scott Adzick

    20. Renal Tumors

    Jorg Fuchs and Steven W. Warmann

    21. Neuroblastoma and Adrenal Neoplasms

    Andrew Davidoff, Jed Nuchtern, and Mike LaQuaglia

    22. Rhabdomyosarcoma

    Lilly Bayouth, Roshni Dasgupta, and David Rodeberg

    23. Non-Rhabdoid Soft Tissue Tumors

    Irene Isabel P Lim, David Rodeberg, and Roshni Dasgupta

    24. Tumors of the Ovary

    C. Capito, L. Galmiche-Roland, B. Fresneau, D. Orbach, and S. Sarnacki

    25. Testicular Tumors

    Yoshiaki Kinoshita and Tomoake Taguchi

    26. Teratomas and Other Germ Cell Neoplasms

    Katherine Burnand, Dhanya Mullassery, and Paul D. Losty

    27. Melanoma and Skin Cancer(s)

    Andrea Hayes Jordan, Gideon Sandler, and Jennifer H. Aldrink

    28. Central Nervous System Tumors

    Conor Gillespie and Benedetta Pettorini

    29. Bone Tumors

    Lor Randall and John Groundland

    30. Rare Tumors

    Hany Gabra, Ryo Tamura, and Jaime Shalkow

    31. Minimally Invasive Surgery

    Jorg Fuchs and Steve Warmann

    32. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Sami Ramadan and Adel Fattah

    33. Fertility Considerations and the Pediatric Cancer Patient

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

    34. Pediatric Surgical Oncology in Developing Countries

    Jaime Shalkow and Simone Abib

    35. Surgical Management of Pediatric Oncological Emergencies

    Simone Abib and Jaime Shalkow

    36. Late Effects

    Antti I. Koivusalo and Kirsi Jahnukainen

    37. Palliative Care and Pain Management

    Alessandro Inserra and Alessandro Crocoli

    38. Palliative Care: Surgical Considerations

    Alessandro Inserra and Alessandro Crocoli

    39. Future Therapies and Challenges in Pediatric Oncology

    Tatsuo Kuroda

    40. Evidence-Based Pediatric Surgical Oncology

    Ampaipan Boonthai and Paul D. Losty

    41. Pediatric Endocrine Tumors

    C. Capito, P. Lopez, M. Polak, L. Brugières, L. Galmiche-Roland, and S. Sarnacki

    42. Robotic Pediatric Surgical Oncology

    Thomas Blanc and Sabine Sarnacki

    43. Robotic Pediatric Surgery

    Thomas Blanc and Sabine Sarnacki



    Paul Losty, Professor of Paediatric Surgery Alder Hey Children’s Hospital , University of Liverpool, UK

    Michael La Quaglia, Professor of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

    Sabine Sarnacki, Professor of Surgery , Necker Hospital University, Paris , France

    Jorg Fuchs, Professor of Surgery , University of Tuebingen, Germany

    Tomoaki Taguchi, Professor of Surgery , Kyushu University, Fukuoka , Japan