Cindy L. Schwartz, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Cindy L. Schwartz

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Osteosarcoma

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has osteosarcoma? What are the typical findings for this disease? Osteosarcoma is the most common malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents. In the pre-chemotherapy era, surgery alone cured ~15% of those with localized disease; the addition of chemotherapy to the armamentarium in…

Hodgkin lymphoma

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Hodgkin lymphoma? What are the typical findings for this disease? Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL) is a malignant neoplasm arising from lymphoid cells. HL is a common cancer in adolescents and young adults. Typically HL occurs in lymph nodes in the neck and anterior…

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