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33. Inherited Disorders of Thrombosis and Fibrinolysis
34. Acquired Platelet Defects
35. Acquired Disorders of Hemostasis
Section X Supportive Therapy
36. Transfusion Medicine
Section XI Hematologic Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
37. Hematological Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
38. Hematology Manifestations of Systemic Diseases in Children of the Developing World
Section XII Biology of Cancer
39. Origins and Evolution of Pediatric Cancer
40. Epidemiology of Leukemia in Childhood
42. Genetic Predisposition to Cancer
43. Genetic and Epigenetics of Childhood Cancers
44. Targeted Therapies in Oncology
45. Cytogenetic and Molecular Pathology of Pediatric Cancer
Section XIII Pediatric Cancer Therapeutics
46. Cancer Chemotherapy for Pediatric Patients
47. Immunotherapy of Cancer
48. Pediatric Radiation Oncology
48. Pediatric Surgical Oncology
Section XIV Hematologic Malignancy
50. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
51. Pediatric Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplasia, and Myeloproliferative Disease
52. Infant Leukemias
53. Pediatric Lymphoma
Section XV Solid Tumors
55. Pediatric Renal Tumors
57. Tumors of the Brain and Spinal Cord
58. Hepatoblastoma and Other Liver Tumors in Children
60. Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Other Soft Tissue Tumors
61. Ewing Sarcoma
63. Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors
65. Rare Tumors of Childhood
66. Imaging in the Evaluation and Management of Childhood Cancer
Section XVI Supportive Care
67. Infectious Disease in the Pediatric Cancer Patient
68. Oncologic Emergencies
69. Nursing Care of Patients with Childhood Cancer
70. Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology
71. Symptom Management in Children with Cancer
72. Childhood Cancer Survivorship
73. Psychosocial Care of the Child and Family
74. Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Oncology Clinical Trials
Appendices: Reference Values in Infancy and Childhood
By Stuart H. Orkin, MD, David G Nathan Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Chair, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children's Hospital; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
; David G. Nathan, MD, President Emeritus, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Physician-in-Chief Emeritus, Boston Children's Hospital; Stranahan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
; David Ginsburg, MD, James V Neel Distinguished University Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Communicable Diseases, and Human Genetics, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
; A. Thomas Look, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
; David E. Fisher, MD, PhD, Chief, Department of Dermatology, Director, Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Melanoma Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts
and Samuel Lux, IV, MD, Robert A Stranahan Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Chief Emeritus, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
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