Chapter 22. Childhood Cancers

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Evelyn Ward

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch22

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ward, E. (2007) Childhood Cancers, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • cancers;
  • leukaemias;
  • lymphomas;
  • chemotherapy;
  • stomatitis mucositis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of cancers seen in childhood

  • Aetiology of malnutrition in children with cancer

  • Identification of nutritional risk

  • Nutritional support

  • Nutrition and the child with cancer undergoing bone marrow transplant

  • Alternative diets

  • Vitamins and minerals

  • Glutamine

  • References

  • Useful addresses