Cancer in Children
Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
1. Delineate the clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and prognostic variables associated with childhood leukemia and lymphoma.
2. Describe process for referrals to an oncologist with a systematic process for documentation and follow-up.
3. Describe plan for providing continuity of care for patients with cancer, recognizing and managing complications of these conditions, as well as the associated therapies.
4. Explain the principles of communicating a diagnosis of childhood cancer.
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Katherine Kirley, MD, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago
- 0.75 AAFP prescribed