Product Description Review “This book provides evidenced-based reporting of the issues facing childhood cancer survivors. The information is accurate and the book is detail-oriented and comprehensive. There are useful tables and lists for reference materials and for teaching. There are many manuscripts but few books on childhood cancer survivor care. A book compiling this data is useful for teaching and as a reference for healthcare providers.” (Linda J. Butros Doody’s Book Reviews February 2016) From the Back Cover This authoritative reference examines in depth the myriad challenges facing pediatric cancer survivors and proposes a robust framework for structured follow-up of these patients through adulthood. Approaches to long-term follow-up include both established models of care and targeted models of lifelong surveillance of late effects by bodily systems and neurological outcomes. Sections devoted to quality of life and re-entry after treatment focus on key concerns such as health risk behaviors school and career issues psychological challenges and care disparities. And a robust resources section adds extra usefulness to the expert coverage. Among the Handbook 's topics: • Developmental considerations in the transition from child and adolescent to adult survivorship. • Long-term follow-up roadmaps by disease and treatment. • Neuropsychological effects of pediatric brain tumors and associated treatment. • Building resiliency in childhood cancer survivors: a clinician’s perspective. • School issues and educational strategies for survivors of childhood cancer. • Educating and preparing the childhood cancer survivor for long-term care: a curriculum model for cancer centers. A work of rare scope scholarship and clinical acumen the Handbook of Long-Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor is a rewarding practice-building resource essential to a wide range of healing professionals including primary care physicians pediatricians oncologists nurses psychologists neuropsychologists child psychologists and licensed therapists. See all Product Description
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