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Handbook of Long Term Care of The Childhood Cancer Survivor by Grace A. Mucci, Lilibeth R. Torno

By Grace A. Mucci, Lilibeth R. Torno

This authoritative reference examines extensive the myriad demanding situations dealing with pediatric melanoma survivors and proposes a strong framework for based follow-up of those sufferers via maturity. methods to long term follow-up comprise either proven types of care and unique types of lifelong surveillance of past due results through physically platforms and neurological results. Sections dedicated to caliber of existence and re-entry after remedy specialise in key issues akin to well-being threat behaviors, university and occupation concerns, mental demanding situations, and care disparities. And a strong assets part provides additional usefulness to the professional assurance.

one of the Handbook's subject matters:

  • Developmental concerns within the transition from baby and adolescent to grownup survivorship.
  • Long-term follow-up roadmaps by way of illness and therapy.
  • Neuropsychological results of pediatric mind tumors and linked therapy.
  • Building resiliency in early life melanoma survivors: a clinician’s standpoint.
  • School matters and academic recommendations for survivors of formative years melanoma.
  • Educating and getting ready the early life melanoma survivor for long term care: a curriculum version for melanoma facilities.

A paintings of infrequent scope, scholarship, and medical acumen, the Handbook of long term Care of the youth melanoma Survivor is a profitable, practice-building source necessary to quite a lot of therapeutic pros, together with pri

mary care physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, nurses, psychologists, neuropsychologists, baby psychologists, and certified therapists.

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Childhood cancer survivorship educational resources in North American pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training programs: A survey study. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 57, 1186–1190. Focus Under Forty. org/focus-under-forty Henderson, T. , Hlubocky, F. , Wroblewski, K. , & Daugherty, C. K. (2010). Physician preferences and knowledge gaps regarding the care of childhood cancer survivors: A mailed survey of pediatric oncologists. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 28, 878–883. Park, E. , Li, F. , Emmons, K.

Peer rejection) problems, particularly among children with brain tumors or those who received central nervous system (CNS) directed therapies [36]. While many individual and family factors can contribute to the development of psychopathology in childhood, often proximal factors, such as parental depression, and family conflict are the most common contributors to a child’s risk in the context of cancer [37, 38]. This mirrors the developmental literature indicating that the two primary factors that buffer the impact of stress on children are intelligence and having a warm and consistent caregiver [39].

Ages 18–25) one gains increasing independence, acquires more responsibility, and forms an identity that will likely endure throughout adulthood [11]. The decisions and actions that occur during this time can affect education levels, occupational attainment, and social status across the lifespan [12]. Neurobiological changes continue [6]. Primary developmental tasks include formulating one’s own identity or self-concept, establishing independence from parents, and exploring educational, career, and romantic options [11].

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