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D.J. Bearison and R.K. Mulhern: Introduction 1: L. Granowetter: Pediatric Oncology: A Medical Overview 2: M.J. Kupst: Coping with Pediatric Cancer: Theoretical and Research Perspectives 3: L. Zeltzer: Pain and Symptom Management 4: D.J. Bearison: Medication Compliance in Pediatric Oncology 5: R.K. Mulhern: Neuropsychological Late Effects 6: P.J. Carpenter and C. LeVant: Sibling and Family Relations 7: S. Phipps: Bone Marrow Transplantation 8: A.E. Kazak: Implications of Survival: Pediatric Oncology Patients and their Families 9: I. Martinson and D. Papaatou: Care of the Dying Child and the Bereaved 10: R.K. Mulhern and D.J. Bearison: Future Directions in Pediatric Psychooncology Author Index Subject Index

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"A timely update of the important new challenges and developments in pediatric psychooncology. The book is clearly laid out and begins with a medical overview which is helpful for those not completely familiar with the field. Throughout the book there is excellent discussion about basic difficulties in doing research into psychological issues in pediatric oncology."--The Lancet "The chapters on survivorship and bereavement are particularly compelling....an important addition to the libraries of those who treat and support pediatric oncology patients as well as those who will plan and conduct this research in the future."--Journal of Psychosocial Oncology "This book should be available to every pediatric oncology social worker. It is an excellent source of information to the new worker and validates those who have been in this field for many years....Each chapter is deliberately and intelligently written....It is a valuable investment and a worthwhile tool for any pediatric oncology social worker."--Rob Herrera, Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey "Well-edited, valuable, and timely...It is sufficiently concise to be both affordable and easily readable, identifies a wealth of published research, and is highly recommended to anyone with a clinical or research interest in the psychosocial welfare of children and adolescents with cancer and their families."--Death Studies "A timely book...The editors of this volume, both well respected investigators and therapists, have each pioneered significant aspects of their field....An excellent introductory text."--Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry Review ". . . this book is both timely and valuable. Its organization affords the reader the opportunity to read it cover-to-cover or to select topics of interest. . . . this book belongs in the library of all who work in pediatric oncology. Researchers and clinicians alike [will] benefit from the up-to-date reviews, critiques and suggestion for interventions provided by the pioneers in this emerging field." --Patricia L. Dobkin in Journal of Health Psychology "A timely update of the important new challenges and developments in pediatric psychooncology. The book is clearly laid out and begins with a medical overview which is helpful for those not completely familiar with the field. Throughout the book there is excellent discussion about basic difficulties in doing research into psychological issues in pediatric oncology."--The Lancet "The chapters on survivorship and bereavement are particularly compelling....an important addition to the libraries of those who treat and support pediatric oncology patients as well as those who will plan and conduct this research in the future."--Journal of Psychosocial Oncology "This book should be available to every pediatric oncology social worker. It is an excellent source of information to the new worker and validates those who have been in this field for many years....Each chapter is deliberately and intelligently written....It is a valuable investment and a worthwhile tool for any pediatric oncology social worker."--Rob Herrera, Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey "Well-edited, valuable, and timely...It is sufficiently concise to be both affordable and easily readable, identifies a wealth of published research, and is highly recommended to anyone with a clinical or research interest in the psychosocial welfare of children and adolescents with cancer and their families."--Death Studies "A timely book...The editors of this volume, both well respected investigators and therapists, have each pioneered significant aspects of their field....An excellent introductory text."--Canadian Academy of Child Psychiatry Review ". . . this book is both timely and valuable. Its organization affords the reader the opportunity to read it cover-to-cover or to select topics of interest. . . . this book belongs in the library of all who work in pediatric oncology. Researchers and clinicians alike [will] benefit from the up-to-date reviews, critiques and suggestion for interventions provided by the pioneers in this emerging field." --Patricia L. Dobkin in Journal of Health Psychology

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