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Publication year: 2009

Endocrinopathy after Childhood Cancer Treatment

Editor(s): Wallace W.H.B. (Edinburgh) 
Kelnar C.J.H. (Edinburgh) 


This book belongs to
Endocrine Development , Vol. 15
Editor(s): Mullis P.-E. (Bern) 
X + 186 p., 21 fig., 4 in color, 11 tab., hard cover, 2009
Status: available   
ISSN: 1421-7082
e-ISSN: 1662-2979

Foreword, Preface (Free PDF, 39 KB)

Gregory T. Armstrong, Eric J. Chow, Charles A. Sklar:
Alterations in Pubertal Timing following Therapy for Childhood Malignancies
(Excerpt, PDF 67 KB)

R.T. Mitchell, P.T.K. Saunders, R.M. Sharpe, C.J.H. Kelnar, W.H.B. Wallace:
Male Fertility and Strategies for Fertility Preservation following Childhood Cancer Treatment (Excerpt, PDF 213 KB)

Angela B. Edgar, Elizabeth M.M. Morris, Christopher J.H. Kelnar, W. Hamish B. Wallace:
Long-Term Follow-Up of Survivors of Childhood Cancer
(Excerpt, PDF 70 KB)


Clinical perspectives on a topic of growing concern
Continuing advances in the management of childhood malignancies result in a rapidly growing number of childhood cancer survivors. However, many of them experience treatment-induced ‘late effects’ including a significant number of endocrine dysfunctions.
In this book experts in the field of late effects of childhood cancer treatment offer clinical insight into pertinent issues such as the impact of cancer therapies on growth, puberty and hypothalamic and pituitary function, male and female fertility, obesity, and metabolic and bone problems.
Multidisciplinary long-term follow-up of these patients is essential to monitor, treat and prevent morbidity. Therefore this volume is of great interest to pediatric endocrinologists and oncologists, adult and reproductive endocrinologists, primary care practitioners, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as others involved in planning and delivering the holistic care which this increasingly numerous and important group of patients requires.

Bibliographic Details

Endocrine Development, Vol. 15
Endocrinopathy after Childhood Cancer Treatment
Editor(s): Wallace W.H.B. (Edinburgh) 
Kelnar C.J.H. (Edinburgh) 
X + 186 p., 21 fig., 4 in color, 11 tab., hard cover, 2009
Status: available   
ISBN: 978-3-8055-9037-2
e-ISBN: 978-3-8055-9038-9
DOI: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9038-9