20. Supportive Care: Physical Consequences of Cancer and its Therapies

  1. Edward J. Estlin BSc (Hons), PhD, MRCP, FRCPCH Macmillan Consultant5,
  2. Richard J. Gilbertson B.Med.Sci (Hons), MRCP, PhD Director6 and
  3. Robert F. Wynn BA, MD, MRCP, FRCPath Consultant Paediatric Haematologist Programme Director7
  1. Bob Phillips MA, BM BCh, MMedSci Consultant MRC Research Fellow1,2 and
  2. Roderick Skinner BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Hons), PhD, FRCPCH, DCH, MRCP(UK) Consultant Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer3,4

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315134.ch20

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

How to Cite

Phillips, B. and Skinner, R. (2010) Supportive Care: Physical Consequences of Cancer and its Therapies, in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (eds E. J. Estlin, R. J. Gilbertson and R. F. Wynn), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315134.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK

  2. 6

    Molecular Clinical Trials Core, Departments of Developmental Neurobiology and Oncology, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA

  3. 7

    Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153508

Online ISBN: 9781444315134

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Keywords:

  • Supportive Care: Physical Consequences of Cancer and its Therapies;
  • tumor lysis syndrome (TLS);
  • Oncological emergencies;
  • non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL);
  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL);
  • Central venous access devices;
  • Immunity and infections;
  • Thrombocytopenia;
  • Venous thromboembolism;
  • Multidisciplinary team working and supportive care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oncological emergencies

  • Central venous access devices

  • Symptom care

  • Immunity and infections

  • Anemia

  • Thrombocytopenia

  • Venous thromboembolism

  • Multidisciplinary team working and supportive care

  • References