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Childhood Leukemia

A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers, 4th ed.

This comprehensive guide covers acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), and juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML). It contains essential information that families and friends need during this difficult time. Woven throughout the text are true stories—practical, poignant, moving, funny—from more than 120 children with brain or spinal cord tumors, their siblings, and their parents.

“Keene has written a comprehensive handbook to serve as a road map for others, from diagnosis through treatment.”—Library Journal, starred review and chosen for “Nursing Your Children’s Health Collection”

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Childhood Cancer

A Parent’s Guide to Solid Tumor Cancers, 3rd ed.

This comprehensive guide covers neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, Wilms tumor (and other kidney tumors), hepatoblastoma (and other liver tumors), osteosarcoma (and other bone sarcomas), rhabdomyosarcoma (and other soft tissue sarcomas). It contains essential information that families and friends need during this difficult time.

“This practical guide will empower parents to understand the disease better and participate more actively in the treatment process. Recommended for all consumer health collections.”—Library Journal

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Childhood Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors

A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers, 2nd ed.

This comprehensive parent guide covers medulloblastoma, astrocytoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNET), brainstem gliomas, hypothalamic gliomas, atrypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT), ependymomas, craniopharyngiomas, germ cell tumors, and choroid plexis tumors. It contains essential information that families and friends need during this difficult time.

“I really can’t say enough good things about this book. It is packed with helpful information that is current, accurate, and written at a level appropriate for most families. I highly recommend it.”—Cancer Librarians Section, Medical Library Association

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Childhood Cancer Survivors

A Practical Guide to Your Future, 3rd ed.

More than 420,000 children, teens, and adults in the United States are survivors of childhood cancer. The surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and stem cell transplants used to cure children can affect growing bodies and developing minds. If survivors know of these potential problems, they can take steps to identify, cope with, or treat them early if they do develop.

“Survivorship—something every parent whose child with cancer hopes they have to deal with! The good news is that with proper information, follow up, and care, these amazing survivors can fully expect to live happy and productive lives.”—Liz Scott, mother of Alex, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

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Your Child in the Hospital

A Practical Guide for Parents, 3rd ed.

No parent likes to think about their child having to go to the hospital. But it happens—more than 3 million children are hospitalized each year in the United States. Whether a child needs stitches, outpatient surgery, or a long stay in the hospital, Your Child in the Hospital describes how parents can make the most of the facilities, liven up the atmosphere, and even have some fun.

“Your Child in the Hospital is an invaluable source of information for parents faced with the stress of a child in the hospital. Practical, lucid, comprehensive and beautifully organized.”—Jonathan Kellerman, PhD, bestselling author and child psychologist

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