Pediatric Cancer News
Adult survivors of childhood cancer have an elevated risk of late-onset memory impairment, a study suggests.
Researchers have used a geriatric rating scale to show that childhood cancer survivors experience accelerated aging and have a higher risk of premature death than the general population.
The probability that a cancer drug would receive FDA approval within 10 years of entering trials was 10.4%, researchers found.
Childhood cancer survivors have a higher risk of requiring surgical interventions up to 35 years after diagnosis, a large study suggests.
Pediatric cancer patients who develop MIS-C after COVID-19 have a worse clinical course than patients without MIS-C, a study suggests.
The combination of blinatumomab and chemotherapy appears safe and effective in infants with KMT2A-rearranged ALL, according to researchers.
Exposure to 4 or more CT scans before the age of 18 is associated with an increased risk of intracranial tumors, leukemia, and lymphoma, a study suggests.
Among children receiving maintenance treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, those living in extreme poverty have an increased risk of relapse, a study suggests.
From 15 to 40 years after diagnosis, pediatric cancer survivors have a roughly 4-fold higher risk of death than the general population, a study suggests.
CAR T-cell therapy targeting GD2 appears safe and active in children with heavily pretreated neuroblastoma.
Research has suggested that ART may increase the risk of pediatric cancers, but studies have shown conflicting results, and questions remain.
The FDA approved the combination to treat pediatric patients 1 year of age and older who have low-grade glioma with a BRAF V600E mutation and require systemic therapy.
In the US, AYAs with cancer face high economic and human costs throughout their lifetime.
Living along the Texas-Mexico border is associated with worse survival in children diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Reinfusion with the CAR T-cell therapy tisagenlecleucel does not produce durable remissions in children and AYAs with B-ALL, a study suggests.
Maternal infections, especially genital and urinary tract infections, during pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of childhood leukemia in offspring, a study suggests.
Increasing social vulnerability is associated with significant decreases in surveillance and survival time among pediatric patients with head and neck cancers.
Survivors of pediatric cancer have a higher rate of clonal hematopoiesis than their peers at any age, a study suggests.
Collaboration between parents and nurses is essential to the care of children with neuroblastoma receiving 131I-MIBG, a study suggests.
Medication errors may be common in children with leukemia or lymphoma, and these errors can lead to serious harm, a new study suggests.