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Parents of children with cancer often face significant financial burden

Parents of children with cancer often face significant financial burden
November 21, 2016

Having a child diagnosed with cancer significantly impacted parents’ income and often led to mothers ending their employment, according to a matched control cohort study conducted in Sweden.

Researchers observed pay earning reductions of 21% among mothers and 10% among fathers in the year of their child’s diagnosis.

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Chronic health problems linked to distress in childhood cancer survivors

November 21, 2016
Long-term, treatment-related health conditions in adult survivors of childhood cancers led to high rates of emotional distress, according to the results of a…
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Children with cancer often receive high-intensity end-of-life care

November 17, 2016
Rates of high-intensity end-of-life care have remained high among children with cancer, especially those with hematologic malignancies, according to a retrospective…

TAPUR trial has potential to be ‘a win–win’

November 15, 2016
The TAPUR trial, the first clinical trial launched by ASCO, is underway at 38 centers in five states. The nonrandomized trial — the acronym for which stands for
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The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

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Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)…
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Parents of children with cancer often face significant financial burden

November 21, 2016
Having a child diagnosed with cancer significantly impacted parents’ income and often led to mothers ending their employment, according to a…

In the Journals Plus

Chronic health problems linked to distress in childhood cancer survivors

November 21, 2016
Long-term, treatment-related health conditions in adult survivors of childhood cancers led to high rates of emotional distress, according to the…

In the Journals Plus

Children with cancer often receive high-intensity end-of-life care

November 17, 2016
Rates of high-intensity end-of-life care have remained high among children with cancer, especially those with hematologic malignancies, according to…

TAPUR trial has potential to be ‘a win–win’

November 15, 2016
The TAPUR trial, the first clinical trial launched by ASCO, is underway at 38 centers in five states. The nonrandomized trial — the acronym for…

MSKCC expert: Watson genomic sequencing service ‘expands expertise’ in precision medicine

November 10, 2016
The launch of the Watson for Genomics sequencing service has the potential to bring precision medicine to cancer treatment centers worldwide…

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ASCO guideline recommends early integration of palliative, standard oncology care

November 9, 2016
Patients with advanced cancer should receive dedicated, early palliative care concurrently with standard oncology treatment, according to…

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Endocrine disorders prevalent among childhood brain tumor survivors

November 8, 2016
Approximately 22.1% of childhood brain tumor survivors developed at least one endocrine disorder within 5 years after diagnosis, according to a…

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Limited radiation exposure preserves intellectual functioning in some children with medulloblastoma

November 4, 2016
Reduced-dose craniospinal irradiation plus a tumor bed boost preserved intellectual functioning in children with wingless or Group 4 subtypes of…

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Injuries common before, after cancer diagnosis

November 3, 2016
Patients with cancer may have an increased risk for treatment-related and -unrelated injuries in the periods preceding and following their cancer…

Six important FDA updates

October 28, 2016
The FDA has announced several decisions related to hematology and oncology treatments in the past 2 weeks. HemOnc Today presents six FDA…

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