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International Society of Paediatric Oncology Annual Meeting
Being Afraid to Dream: Life with Chemotherapy-Induced Hearing Loss
Everybody else is figuring out what they want to do for a job, school, vacations. And I'm barely getting through every single day.
A Parent's Silent Prayer: Preventing Hearing Loss for Childhood Cancer Survivors
While hearing loss is just 1 of multiple side effects that many risk cancer survivors experience, this loss touches almost every aspect of one’s life.
The Origins of Sodium Thiosulfate as an Otoprotective Agent
The series of scientific and clinical breakthroughs began with a curious husband trying to understand his wife hearing loss
Hearing Aids and Parental Concerns
The added stigma of hearing loss to an already stigmatized child (due to cancer) is of great concern.
Hearing Aids and Strong-willed 5-Year Olds
the detrimental effects the hearing loss has had on her son’s learning and socializing is a great concern
Chemotherapy, Hearing Loss, and School Bureaucracy
Hearing loss can impede a child’s ability to learn. Special assistance is available at schools but to qualify can be tricky.
The Real Cost of Hearing Aids
the cost of hearing aids is a major problem given the high incidence of them getting lost or damage due to children being children.
Mother and Son with Cisplatin-induced Hearing Loss
Its a daily struggle. The conversations that happen or don't happen in our household are a struggle.
Otoprotectant Properties of Sodium Thiosulfate: Results of the SIOPEL 6 Study
In the cisplatin alone group, 67% of patients showed signs of hearing loss compared to only 37% in the cisplatin + sodium thiosulfate group.
Hearing Loss, Isolation, and Ludwig van Beethoven
the isolation that patients can feel when they lose their sense of hearing was well described by the composer, Ludwig van Beethoven.
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