2007 to 2016 saw increase in overall cancer incidence in all age groups, mainly driven by thyroid cancer.
A large cross-sectional cohort study investigated the relationship between hearing loss and measures of neurocognition in survivors of childhood cancers.
Studies suggest that the majority of pediatric patients with cancer and COVID-19 experience mild disease — rather than severe disease — as a result of infection with the novel virus.
The risk of disease for children with cancer may be similar to the risk for children in the general population.
Adolescent and young adult cancer patients underrepresented in clinical trials.
Burnout rates among pediatric hematology/oncology fellows may be influenced by less patient-centered care and less humanistic practice.
The application is supported by data from 2 pivotal open-label, randomized phase 3 trials (SIOPEL 6 and ACCL0431), which compared the efficacy of sodium thiosulfate plus cisplatin to cisplatin alone for the prevention of cisplatin-induced hearing loss.
An analysis of previously approved novel anticancer agents estimates that more than 78% would have met the RACE for Children Act criteria for pediatric testing.
The authors of this article emphasized the importance of actively involving a diverse group of interdisciplinary team members in the psychosocial care of these patients.
Medical and ethical considerations are discussed, including in cases of conflict between parent, child.
Risk for coronary artery disease significantly decreased for survivors with diagnosis in 80s, 90s versus 70s.
At 3 days before a bloodstream infection, mcfDNA sequencing correctly predicted 12 of the 16 observed episodes.
Of all types of fertility treatment examined, the only one that significantly increased the risk of cancer in children was frozen embryo transfer.
Greatest gaps in life expectancy seen for those receiving radiotherapy, alone or combined with chemo.
The increased prevalence may be real, or it could be the result of the detection of more harmless tumors through increased screening efforts.
Since its inception, the Open Payments act does not appear to have prompted physicians to accept fewer payments from industry overall.
Study sought to determine if response to upfront treatment in children and adolescents with Hodgkin lymphoma is influenced by race/ethnicity.
The addition of bevacizumab to temozolomide-based chemotherapy was also associated with higher rates of grade 3 or higher thrombocytopenia and anemia.
As more and more patients undergo immunotherapy treatments, understanding possible side effects on cognitive function is an important research gap.
Exposure to ≥250 mg/m² doxorubicin-equivalent anthracycline chemo tied to risk for CVD, heart failure.