CURE’s childhood cancers page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of childhood cancers Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight into the latest treatments and research in childhood cancers.
December 1st 2022
A nurse shares what it was like when her daughter was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 22nd 2022
Childhood cancer survivors who had high daily sugar intake — especially when it came to sweetened beverages — had an increased risk of premature aging-related health complications, according to recent research.
November 21st 2022
Though remission rates for children who underwent CAR-T cell therapy did not differ based on socioeconomic status, accessibility gaps remain.
November 10th 2022
The Food and Drug Administration approved Adcetris plus chemotherapy for pediatric patients with classical high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma.
November 7th 2022
Members of the FDA’s Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee voted that there was insufficient evidence claiming that omburtamab improved survival in patients with neuroblastoma with central nervous system/leptomeningeal metastases.
November 4th 2022
From a childhood cancer survivor throwing out the first pitch at Game 4 of the World Series to former WWE champion and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recording a message for a child with brain cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
October 19th 2022
Childhood cancer survivors should be aware of any symptoms they experience during survivorship and communicate those with their care team.
October 6th 2022
The use of a multi-agent chemotherapy regimen resulted in improved outcomes in a group of children with pleuropulmonary blastoma, a rare form of lung cancer, when compared with other regimens.
September 30th 2022
Ten years after being diagnosed with cancer, 11-year-old, 3-time neuroblastoma survivor Micah Bernstein and her father, Jeff, discuss how childhood cancer has changed over the past decade.
September 21st 2022
The Food and Drug Administration approved Pedmark for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced hearing loss in pediatric patients with localized, nonmetastatic solid cancers.
September 14th 2022
In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, CURE® compiled a roundup of some of the top stories involving the latest updates in the pediatric cancer space that patients and their families may have missed.
September 9th 2022
From actress Jane Fonda giving an update on her cancer, to a patient with leukemia proving he was at the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City with an old newspaper clipping, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
September 7th 2022
It is important for cancer survivors to know their risk of developing heart disease, even years after treatment has ended, as they may be underdiagnosed or undertreated for them.
August 24th 2022
The FDA approved Imbruvica for children over the age of 1 who are experiencing chronic GVHD that has already been treated by one or more prior therapy.
August 4th 2022
Survivors of childhood cancer had higher rates of infection-related hospitalizations than their healthy peers, at both the five- and 10-year post-treatment mark.
July 22nd 2022
From Dick Vitale receiving the Jimmy V Award at the 2022 ESPYs to a former triathlon champion opening up about his cancer experience, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
July 19th 2022
A first-in-human trial is investigating the safety and efficacy of the novel CAR-T cell therapy in patients relapsed or refractory T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoblastic lymphoma.
June 29th 2022
Findings from several studies have shown that childhood cancer survivors often stop attending much needed follow-up visits in the years following treatment.
June 23rd 2022
Tafinlar plus Mekinist is now approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat adults and children over the age of 6 who have BRAF V600-mutant advanced solid cancers.
June 3rd 2022
From chef Gordon Ramsay sharing a meal with a 13-year-old fan with Ewing sarcoma, to a dermatologist on a playground spotting a mother’s skin cancer, here’s a look at what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
June 2nd 2022
If approved, Omblastys will be the first FDA-approved drug for children with neuroblastoma that has spread to the central nervous system or leptomeninges.
June 1st 2022
Research showed that Hispanic children with neuroblastoma who are participating on clinical trials tended to have worse survival outcomes than others.
May 23rd 2022
The FDA approved Vidaza for the treatment of pediatric patients with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia.
April 22nd 2022
From Philadelphia Flyers’ employees suing the organization after developing a rare blood cancer to experts proposing a new name for low-risk prostate cancer and an actor on Disney+’s “The Mandolorian” dying of cancer, here’s what is happening in the cancer space this week.
April 8th 2022
From liver cancer survivor planning to run the upcoming Boston Marathon with his organ donor to a common HIV drug showing promise in treating colorectal cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
March 25th 2022
From Pfizer issuing a voluntary recall of three blood pressure drugs due to a high level of a cancer-causing chemical to “Today Show” co-ancho Hoda Kotb discussing her struggles with fertility after receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
March 4th 2022
From a “Jeopardy!” winner taking her wig off on the gameshow to childhood patients with cancer in Ukraine being bussed to neighboring countries to safely receive treatment, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
March 3rd 2022
Significant challenges include improving detection and response to inner ear side effects among cancer survivors following the use of certain drugs and therapies.
February 25th 2022
From the death of “America’s Got Talent” contestant Jane “Nightbirdie” Marczewski to “Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts announcing her partners breast cancer diagnosis, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.