Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Pediatrics or paediatrics is a branch of medicine which deals with medical care of infants, children and adolescents, the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 19 years of age (in some places until completion of secondary education). A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is called as a paediatrician. Pediatricians work as primary care physicians in neonatology. Pediatric haematologists or Pediatric oncologists diagnose, treat and manage children and teens with cancer which include leukaemia, lymphoma, brain tumour, bone tumour and other Cancers. The hematology oncology of infancy is the current area of research where its development depend on the evolution of science of Hematology and on the study of blood and its elements. The body of an infant or neonate is physiologically different when compared to an adult. Congenital defects, genetic variance and developmental issues are some greater concerns to pediatricians when compared to other physicians.
- Track 1-1 Brain Tumors
- Track 2-2 Psychological Issues
- Track 3-3 Paediatric Oncology Nursing
- Track 4-4 Malignancies in Children
- Track 5-5 Diagnosis and Treatment
- Track 6-6 Risk Factors