Endocrine Complications of Cancer Therapy

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Fig. 5.1 Diagrammatic representation of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis Table 5.1 Anterior pituitary hormones and major hypothalamic regulatory factors Pituitary hormone Hypothalamic factor Effect Growth hormone Growth hormone-releasing hormone + Somatostatin…

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Musculoskeletal, Integument

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Fig. 16.1 Schematic of a growing long bone. The shaft of the bone is called the diaphysis and contains the medullary cavity, which is filled with bone marrow. The two…

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Late Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Effects

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Fig. 12.1 Top, delayed radiation injury in the wall of the ileum, approximately 10 years after exposure to undetermined (kilorad) dose of external radiation for adjacent intra-abdominal neoplasm (hematoxylin and…

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Adverse Effects of Cancer Treatment on Hearing

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Fig. 8.1 Anatomy of the ear (Illustration by Aimee Ermel) Sound is described in terms of its intensity or loudness (measured in decibels) and frequency or pitch (measured in Hertz)….

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Ocular Complications Due to Cancer Treatment

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Fig. 6.1 Cross-sectional anatomy of the eye 6.2 Eyelids, Periorbital Skin, and Tear Film 6.2.1 Anatomy and Physiology The thinnest skin in the body is located on the outer surface…

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Cardiovascular Effects of Cancer Therapy

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(1) Children’s Heart Center, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 3415 Bainbridge Avenue, R-1, Bronx, NY 10467, USA (2) University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas…

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Pulmonary Effects of Antineoplastic Therapy

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Stage Weeks Major developments Embryonic 4–9 Formation of major airways Pseudoglandular 5–17 Formation of bronchial tree and portions of respiratory parenchyma Birth of the acinus Canalicular 16–27 Last generations of…

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Breast Chapter

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and Lisa Diller2 (1) Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, University of Chicago, Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA (2) Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA…

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