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Cohort study: In utero exposure to 17α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate linked to increased risk of cancer in offspring.

10 Nov, 2021 | 06:59h | UTC

In utero exposure to 17α-hydroxyprogesterone caproate and risk of cancer in offspring – American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Drug used to prevent miscarriage increases risk of cancer in offspring – The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Related: Randomized Trial: Injectable 17-α-hydroxyprogesterone Not Effective for the Prevention of Recurrent Preterm Birth

 


A national HPV vaccination program in England was associated with an estimated reduction in cervical cancer rates of 87% for those offered the vaccine at age 12–13 years.

4 Nov, 2021 | 09:58h | UTC

The effects of the national HPV vaccination programme in England, UK, on cervical cancer and grade 3 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia incidence: a register-based observational study – The Lancet

Related:

Nationwide cohort study in Sweden shows HPV vaccination linked to reduced risk of invasive cervical cancer

CDC: 92% of Human Papillomavirus–Attributable Cancers can be Targeted by HPV Vaccination

Meta-Analysis: Population-level Impact of HPV Vaccination Programs

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing gram‐positive infections associated with long‐term central venous catheters in adults and children receiving treatment for cancer.

28 Oct, 2021 | 09:58h | UTC

Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing gram‐positive infections associated with long‐term central venous catheters in adults and children receiving treatment for cancer – Cochrane Library

 


Review: Wilms Tumor.

19 Oct, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Wilms tumour – Nature Reviews Disease Primers (free for a limited period)

Infographic: Wilms tumour

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AAP Guideline: Long-term follow-up care for childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors.

3 Sep, 2021 | 10:17h | UTC

Long-term Follow-up Care for Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivors – Pediatrics

News release: American Academy of Pediatrics Offers Guidance for Caring and Treatment of Long-Term Cancer Survivors – American Academy of Pediatrics

 


European PanCare Follow Up Recommendations for surveillance of late effects of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer.

1 Aug, 2021 | 23:59h | UTC

European PanCare Follow Up Recommendations for surveillance of late effects of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer – European Journal of Cancer

 


Survival outcomes for cancer types with the highest death rates for adolescents and young adults, 1975-2016.

1 Aug, 2021 | 23:58h | UTC

Survival outcomes for cancer types with the highest death rates for adolescents and young adults, 1975-2016 – Cancer

Commentary: Survival Trends for Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer: 40-Year Analysis – The ASCO Post

 


Transfusion management of severe anemia in African children: a consensus algorithm.

25 May, 2021 | 08:32h | UTC

Transfusion management of severe anaemia in African children: a consensus algorithm – British Journal of Haematology

 


Recent progress in the treatment of cancer in children

5 Apr, 2021 | 01:15h | UTC

Recent progress in the treatment of cancer in children – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

 


Preliminary study finds a low-calorie diet and mild exercise may improve survival for young people with leukemia

2 Apr, 2021 | 09:12h | UTC

Caloric and nutrient restriction to augment chemotherapy efficacy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia: the IDEAL trial – Blood Advances

Commentary: Low-calorie diet and mild exercise improve survival for young people with leukemia – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

 


Rethinking Success in Pediatric Oncology: Beyond 5-Year Survival

31 Mar, 2021 | 02:56h | UTC

Rethinking Success in Pediatric Oncology: Beyond 5-Year Survival – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


Systematic review: Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing pneumococcal infection in children with sickle cell disease

23 Mar, 2021 | 02:09h | UTC

Prophylactic antibiotics for preventing pneumococcal infection in children with sickle cell disease – Cochrane Library

 


Global patterns and trends in incidence and mortality of thyroid cancer in children and adolescents: a population-based study

5 Mar, 2021 | 08:10h | UTC

Global patterns and trends in incidence and mortality of thyroid cancer in children and adolescents: a population-based study – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Global thyroid cancer overdiagnosis in children and adolescents – MDEdge (free registration required) AND Global Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosis in Children and Adolescents – Medscape (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Effect of Blinatumomab vs. Chemotherapy in children with high-risk first-relapse B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

3 Mar, 2021 | 08:19h | UTC

Effect of Blinatumomab vs Chemotherapy on Event-Free Survival Among Children With High-risk First-Relapse B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related study: Effect of Postreinduction Therapy Consolidation With Blinatumomab vs Chemotherapy on Disease-Free Survival in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With First Relapse of B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Blinatumomab for Treatment of Children With High-risk Relapsed B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Bleeding in critically ill children—review of literature, knowledge gaps, and suggestions for future investigation

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:23h | UTC

Bleeding in Critically Ill Children—Review of Literature, Knowledge Gaps, and Suggestions for Future Investigation – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


Defining the optimal total number of chemotherapy courses in younger patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A comparison of 3 vs. 4 courses

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:06h | UTC

Defining the Optimal Total Number of Chemotherapy Courses in Younger Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Comparison of Three Versus Four Courses – Journal of Clinical Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Optimal Number of Treatment Courses Explored in Younger Patients with AML – CancerNetwork

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Total Body Irradiation vs. Chemotherapy Conditioning in Childhood ALL

9 Feb, 2021 | 00:39h | UTC

Total Body Irradiation or Chemotherapy Conditioning in Childhood ALL: A Multinational, Randomized, Noninferiority Phase III Study – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Commentary: TBI Beats Chemoconditioning for ALL Transplants in Children – Medscape (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Posaconazole noninferior to voriconazole for primary treatment of invasive aspergillosis

7 Feb, 2021 | 21:00h | UTC

Posaconazole versus voriconazole for primary treatment of invasive aspergillosis: a phase 3, randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Cohort study: Tomographic radiation in patients who underwent appendectomy linked to increased risk of hematologic malignant neoplasms

22 Jan, 2021 | 08:25h | UTC

Risk of Hematologic Malignant Neoplasms From Abdominopelvic Computed Tomographic Radiation in Patients Who Underwent Appendectomy – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Optimizing the Gold Standard—Low-Dose Computed Tomography Modalities as a Part of Clinical Practice in Acute Appendicitis Imaging – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Risk of Hematologic Malignant Neoplasms From Abdominopelvic CT Radiation

 


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