Late Effects of Treatment for Brain Tumors reviews the development of the medical team's awareness of late effects of brain tumor treatment and an overview of brain tumor survivorship. It reviews the late effects by topic and by organ systems, educates, and provides guidelines for follow up and interventions for patient survivorship. Advocacy for survivors and models for the importance of coordinated late effects programs are also discussed.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 380
Weight: 694 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 23 mm
Edition: 2009 ed.
From the reviews:
"This book summarizes the current knowledge of the late effects of brain malignancies. ... The intended audience includes physicians, nurses, psychologists, and other health professionals who care for CNS tumor survivors. ... it is easy to follow and understand. The authors are all leaders in the field. ... this book should be on the shelves of both medical and consumer libraries." (Joseph I. Sirven, Doody's Review Service, November, 2009)
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