Cancer in Children

Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

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.  

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019

Katherine Kirley, MD, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/18/2019
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