Epidemiologic study reveals the impact of cancer and its treatment on diet quality among adult survivors of childhood cancers.
Internalizing, Externalizing Behavioral Problems a Significant Postdiagnosis Concern in Children With CancerOctober 11, 2016
Children with cancer are at risk for developing behavioral problems after diagnosis.
A twenty percent decrease in cancer death rate among children and adolescents has taken place from 1999 to 2014.
Adult survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk for late adverse pulmonary events.
Although most adolescent survivors of childhood cancer have no reported psychological symptoms, those who do often have multiple symptoms and distinct symptom profiles.
Chronic conditions commonly affect long-term quality of life for survivors of childhood cancer who are in their young adult years.
The experimental treatment LOXO-101 led to remarkable improvement for a 20-month-old girl whose rare pediatric cancer did not respond to surgery or chemotherapy.
Two new compounds suppress tumor growth in cell culture and mouse xenograft models of Ewing sarcoma, a rare pediatric cancer. These 2 compounds are similar to mithramycin, also known as picamycin, a drug no longer manufactured due to its toxicity.
Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Are Increased in Pediatric Survivors of Acute Lymphoblastic LeukemiaApril 04, 2016
Emotional distress during and after undergoing chemotherapy for ALL affects a significant percentage of children with the disease.
Study Findings Show Possible Association Between PreLabor Cesarean Delivery and Risk for ALL in Young ChildrenMarch 16, 2016
The finding that prelabor cesarean delivery may have a correlation with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) may offer new targets for research into preventing cancer.
A group of pediatric oncology psychosocial experts developed evidence-based standards for the care of children with cancer and their families.
[OncoTargets and Therapy] Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) frequently involves the bone marrow, but primary or secondary involvement to the bone is rare. This article examines a case of anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive ALCL with prominent bone involvement in a young boy.
Treating medulloblastoma with proton beam therapy results in survival rates in line with other proton therapies, according to recent study data.
Early cardiovascular events are a risk for survivors of childhood cancer, according to researchers who also advocate for a unified definition of pediatric metabolic syndrome.
Phase 2 trial data showed acceptable toxicity and similar survival as conventional radiotherapy for childhood medulloblastoma.
Lifelong screening is recommended for survivors of childhood cancer that affects the vision, in order to detect issues early.
New Studies Reveal Long-Term Vision-related Health Concerns of Survivors of Childhood Retinoblastoma and Brain CancerJanuary 11, 2016
Two new studies investigate the impact of retinoblastoma on long-term health of survivors and the long-term psychological and socio-economic effects of blindness in survivors of brain tumors.
Exposure to anthracycline and heart radiation has been tied to higher odds of cardiac disease.
Association Is Found Between Bone Complications in Young Pediatric Patients With Leukemia and Gene VariationsDecember 22, 2015
Variations in genes involved in normal bone development are associated with an 8- to 15-fold increased risk for osteonecrosis in young patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Immunophenotypic expression profiles can provide a tool to discriminate cohorts of young patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) that have a high relapse probability.
Although a fourth chemotherapy course may benefit younger patients with poor-risk acute myeloid leukemia, those with good and standard risk demonstrated little survival benefit from the additional course.
Continuous antibiotic treatment can reduce infections in young patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Non-Hispanic children undergoing treatment for newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia reported higher rates of fractures and opportunistic infections, according to new study data.
High Remission Rate Seen With Arsenic Trioxide Consolidation for Children With Acute Promyelocytic LeukemiaDecember 06, 2015
Increased rates of event-free surviva were seen with lthe use of arsenic trioxide consolidation for children newly diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL).
Subjective over-reporting of 6-mercaptopurine (6MP) intake during maintenance therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia is common, according to a new cohort study.
Childhood cancer survivors are at heightened risk of a wide range of autoimmune diseases. Diabetes and Addison's disease make up almost half of the excess cases, according to the findings.
Genetic mutations in the REST gene have been shown to cause Wilms tumor, a rare kidney cancer that occurs in children. The findings identified mutations in the REST gene in 16 children with Wilms tumor.
Surviving neuroblastoma as a child can come with just as many challenges as the cancer itself. But a team of surgeons is in the nascent stages of developing a more targeted method for delivering chemotherapy, with lower toxicity.
Patients successfully treated at age 15 to 39 are nearly 60 percent more likely to develop another cancer, necessitating continued screening.
A study of the risk of acute leukemia that considered all 2,760 cases of leukemia in children younger than 15 years in metropolitan France between 2002 and 2007 found that the incidence of myeloblastic leukemia was 30% higher among children who lived within 150 m of heavily used roads.
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