A Review Of Chronic Leukoencephalopathy Among Survivors Of Childhood Cancer
Currently, there are an estimated 400,000 long-term survivors of childhood cancer in the United States. Chronic leukoencephalopathy is a potential devastating late effect that...
2 days ago - Pediatric Neurology
The presence of PIM3 increases hepatoblastoma tumorigenesis and tumor initiating cell phenotype and is associated with decreased patient survival
Hepatoblastoma is the most common primary liver cancer of childhood and has few prognostic indicators. We have previously shown that Proviral Integration site for Moloney...
4 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Allogeneic transplant fails to confer survival benefit for pediatric leukemia subtype
Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation did not significantly improve survival compared with chemotherapy alone among children with newly diagnosed hypodiploid acute...
14 days ago - Healio
A molecular epigenetic marker can predict survival of children with leukemia
A molecular epigenetic marker is important for distinguishing patients with childhood leukemia at high and low risk of relapse even at the time of diagnosis.
15 days ago - News Medical
Washington mom says she's cant vaccinate her five-year-old battling cancer and slams anti-vaxxers
Kai Bonneau, five, of Vancouver, Washington, has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He can't receive any vaccines until he's done with chemotherapy treatments.
18 days ago - Daily Mail
Seven-month-old baby beats rare blood cancer after doctors first diagnosed him with flu
Hawken Hunt, now age two, was seven months old when he was diagnosed with Burkitt's leukemia, a rare cancer in which too many white blood cells form in the bone marrow and blood.
18 days ago - Daily Mail
Pregnant mother-of-3 desperately searches for bone marrow donor after 30 million failed matches
Susie Rabaca, 36, is a mother of three, pregnant with twins and dying of leukemia. She needs a bone marrow transplant, finding a match is difficult simply because Rabaca is...
25 days ago - Daily Mail
Fear and coping in children 5-9 years old treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia - A longitudinal interview study
The aim of this study was to describe the fears of 5- to 9-year-old children related to having acute lymphoblastic leukemia and their strategies for coping with those fears.
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Genetic variations in a fourth gene associated with higher ALL risk in Hispanic children
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified genetic variations in a fourth gene that are associated with an increased risk of acute lymphoblastic leukemia...
1 month ago - News Medical
Young cancer survivor fears anti-vax parents are putting sick kids at risk
Rhett Krawitt's immune system was unable to handle vaccines because he was going through treatment for leukemia.
1 month ago - ABC News
The headlines of Master Doctor
Mothers who are obese while pregnant have children with heart problems...
A new study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has found that obese mic had offspring with heart problems, and these issues last for at least three...
Can my baby catch a cold sore?
Babies are made for snuggles and kisses. But if you or a family member or caregiver has an active cold sore-or even a history of cold sores-you'd be wise to use caution when it...
Why I'm Glad My Dad Left
To My Long-Lost Dad, I'm not even sure if I'm able to recall the exact moment you left Mom and me for good. I vividly remember a time where your back was turned, Mom was on the...
To The Friends Who Stick Around
Sometimes I feel like a crappy friend. Life is busy and full and overwhelming. And well, sometimes, maintaining friendships falls to the wayside. I don't text as often as I...
Why You Should Head To Birmingham For Your Next Family Vacation
Looking for the perfect family weekend getaway? Try Birmingham, Alabama. This multifaceted Southern city has a hip yet family-friendly restaurant scene, a children's museum and...
Waiting to Get Pregnant? Know the Risks
Are you over 35 and ready to get pregnant for the first time? An OB/GYN suggests creating a "reproductive life plan," scheduling a checkup, and doing these other things.
Mother-of-five donates her uterus to a stranger's because 'her body wasn't...
Aprill Lane, 39, spent years doing IVF trying to have children. She finally has five, but wanted to help another woman have kids too. So she flew from Boston to Texas to donate...
Another Study Links Pesticide Exposure, Autism
The study corroborates and builds on previous work, but it also suggests that not all children who are exposed to the same pesticides will go on to develop autism, one expert...
Viral Florida Man Google Challenge Has Us All Asking ‘WTF Florida?'
As so many things do these days, the viral “Florida Man Google Challenge” all started with a tweet. A 21-year-old from Dallas who goes by the handle “swervin merv” posted the...
Raising Children in an Increasingly Electronic World
Researchers suggest guidelines for how and when parents should use electronic devices when their small children are competing for their time.