Oncology and hematology

W. T. Hughes

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The prevention and control of infection is a major factor in the successful management of children with cancer. Recent advances in anticancer therapy and greater use of bone marrow transplantation have resulted in an expanding population of immunocompromised patients at high risk for opportunistic infections. As some problems with infectious diseases are solved, new problems arise.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-112
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent opinion in pediatrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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