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Nurse researcher named journal editor

July 5, 2015

Kristin Stegenga, PhD, RN, CPON, has been named editor of Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing.

The journal, an official publication of the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses, publishes peer-reviewed research that advances clinical nursing care of children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders.

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Nurse researcher named journal editor

July 5, 2015
Kristin Stegenga, PhD, RN, CPON, has been named editor of Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing.The journal, an official publication of the…
Association News

ISTH presents Grant Medal to pediatrics professor

July 4, 2015
The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis presented the Robert P. Grant Medal to Denisa D. Wagner, PhD, professor of pediatrics at…
Paula T. Rieger RN, MSN, CAE, FAAN Meeting HighlightsPublication Exclusive

Oncology nurses showcase ‘passion for excellence’ at 40th ONS Congress

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2015
Paula T. Rieger, RN, MSN, CAE, FAAN
The Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress brought together more than 3,000 nurses with a passion for excellence in the care they provide, as…
Emily L. Mueller, MD Meeting News Coverage

Pediatric soft tissue sarcoma survivors at risk for chronic medical conditions

June 16, 2015
CHICAGO — Long-term survivors of pediatric soft tissue sarcoma were at a nearly fourfold higher risk for chronic medical conditions compared…
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Whole-lung radiation may not be necessary in favorable histology Wilms' tumor responders

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CHICAGO — The elimination of radiation therapy may be feasible in children with favorable histology Wilms’ Tumor who achieve a complete…
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Dana-Farber/Boston Children's named best children's hospital for cancer

June 9, 2015
Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has retained its distinction as the No. 1 children’s hospital for cancer…
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Treatment-related cardiac dysfunction common in adult survivors of childhood cancer

June 8, 2015
Cardiac dysfunction, particularly abnormal global longitudinal strain and diastolic function, is common in adult survivors of childhood cancer, even…
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Radical nephrectomy confers low risk for renal dysfunction in Wilms' tumor survivors

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Patients with nonsyndromic unilateral Wilms’ tumor who underwent a unilateral radical nephrectomy without additional nephrotoxic chemotherapy…
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Sodium thiosulphate does not reduce cisplatin efficacy in standard-risk hepatoblastoma

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Late mortality rates have declined in pediatric cancer survivors

June 1, 2015
CHICAGO — The modification of therapy to reduce late treatment effects has led to a reduction in all-cause mortality over the past 3 decades…
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