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.
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.
January 4th 2022
From long-term effects of pediatric cancer to a survivor fulfilling her dream of being an astronaut, CURE® looked back on its most-read childhood cancer stories of the year.
January 3rd 2022
Patients with Down syndrome have an increased risk for leukemia during childhood, and toxicities related to treatment may be more common in this patient population.
December 29th 2021
Children with low skeletal muscle density were more likely to have hematologic toxicities from chemotherapy, but more research is needed to determine whether this measure is an accurate predictor of chemotoxicities in lymphoma.
December 3rd 2021
The FDA approval of Rituxan plus chemotherapy is indicated for the treatment of children aged six months to 18 years who have various forms of lymphoma or a form of leukemia.
November 19th 2021
From Taylor Swift’s heartfelt tribute to a 4-year-old boy who died from cancer to Senator Amy Klobuchar’s announcement that she is cancer-free, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.
September 28th 2021
Certain races/ethnicities and ages may have worse outcomes in Hodgkin lymphoma regardless of variation in upfront chemotherapy.
September 23rd 2021
Children younger than five years old may have an increased risk for hearing loss from cisplatin-based therapies compared with older children, highlighting the potential need for more consistent monitoring for hearing loss in children with cancer.
September 22nd 2021
The tome also reflects on his own diagnosis of cancer and how it influenced his practice.
August 23rd 2021
Khloe’s story is as unique as the rare neuroendocrine (NET) cancer she was diagnosed with in 2018. The medical team spanned three states including a NET specialist in pediatrics. Part 1 of this series introduces you to Khloe, her family and the beginning of a challenging journey.
August 14th 2021
A retired special education teacher reflects on a pediatric oncology nurse practitioner who helped her teach children with neurocognitive issues impacted by cancer and its treatments.
August 11th 2021
Heating chemotherapy and administering it into the abdominal cavity allows children with desmoplastic small round cell tumors to be treated with minimal side effects.
August 10th 2021
Children with cancer who carry the specific genetic variant may be at a three times increased risk of developing cisplatin-induced hearing loss compared to those who do not.
August 6th 2021
From a 6-year-old cancer survivor visiting all 50 states to give wagons to pediatric patients to Kathy Griffin taking an honest look at cancer and opioid addiction, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.
August 5th 2021
Experts from the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital advise young-adult childhood cancer survivors to increase their physical activity levels, eat well and stay socially active to reduce their risk of becoming frail and prevent cognitive decline.
May 18th 2021
Recent CDC recommendations that children ages 12 to 15 are eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can include patients with cancer, except under certain extreme circumstances, says an expert from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.