Childhood Leukemia

Childhood Leukemia

A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers

Book - 2018 | Fifth edition
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Baker & Taylor
The go-to guide for families of children with leukemia. Reviewed by renowned experts, it contains up-to-date medical information along with practical advice and poignant stories from more than 150 families of children with leukemia. Definitive, comprehensive and easy to read. Original.

Independent Publishing Group
Approximately 4,500 children and teens are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States and Canada each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, classmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia contains the information and support parents need during this difficult time, including:
  • New treatments such as immunotherapy, tailoring drugs dosages to children's genetic profiles, and ways to deal with side effects.
  • Advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, school, family, and financial issues.
  • Tips for forming a partnership with the medical team.
  • Poignant and practical stories from family members.
  • Updated resources for medical information, emotional support, and financial assistance.
Parents who read this book will find understandable medical information and emotional support.


Publisher: Bellingham, WA : Childhood Cancer Guides, [2018]
Edition: Fifth edition
ISBN: 9781941089040
1941089046
Branch Call Number: 618.92994 K251c
Characteristics: xvi, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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