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In contrast to internal medicine, where hematology and oncology are considered separate subspecialties, in pediatrics, hematology and oncology are generally considered a single entity. For some unknown reason, books on pediatric hematology and oncology have been either on hematology alone or oncology alone but never both. Dr. Lanzkowsky is the first to attempt to correct this deficiency. Unfortunately, it is but a half-hearted attempt. Eleven chapters are devoted to hematologic problems. Oncology is delegated to one chapter.
The topics range from common conditions such as iron deficiency anemia to rare tumors such as hepatoma.
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Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:581–582. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-4-581_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(4):581-582.
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