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Neurocognitive Outcomes in Childhood Cancer: Effects of Disease and Treatment on Brain Development and Learning

F. Daniel Armstrong and Maria L. Goldman

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0052
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Childhood cancer is a rare disease, accounting for only 1% of all malignancies in humans of all ages. In 2007, approximately 10,400 new cases of cancer ... More


Cannabinoids and Nausea

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The treatment of nausea has lagged behind the treatment of chemotherapy-induced vomiting, despite its prevalence. The first recognized medicinal benefit of THC after its discovery was for ... More


Cancer

Peter Gluckman, Alan Beedle, Tatjana Buklijas, Felicia Low, and Mark Hanson

in Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199663927
eISBN:
9780191823206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663927.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. The cellular abnormalities that characterize cancer generally represent dysfunction of the evolved control mechanisms that allow ... More


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