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A recent study looked at the financial effects that many survivors of childhood cancer face.
Oropharyngeal cancer rates have been on the rise in men in the United States in recent years. The low HPV vaccine uptake rate, particularly among young men, is a major cause of the problem.
When pediatric patients are given radiation treatment for cancer, they often get scared or nervous because they do not have an understanding of the process and the machines involved. To remedy this, anesthesia is used in many cases, though the long-term side effects are still unknown.
There are fewer reported incidences of severe long-term side effects after childhood cancer treatment, according to a recent study.
Despite impressive efficacy for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine reducing the prevalence of high-risk oral HPV infections by 88 percent, many young adults still are not getting the vaccine – sparking concern in the health community.
A friend at the chemotherapy clinic told his story, but never said a word.
Through their SuperSib program, Alex's Lemonade Stand is helping the siblings of children with cancer cope with their brother or sister's disease.
Chase After a Cure is running a Thunderclap campaign on Sept. 15 and is asking people to be flashy for a good cause: awareness and funds for childhood cancers.
The FDA has approved Blincyto (blinatumomab) for the treatment of pediatric and adolescent patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).