Patients & Caregivers
Dr. Freyer on Hearing Loss Caused by Chemotherapy Agent
In the United States, every year over 2,000 children and teenagers are treated with cisplatin. It's been well known that it causes hearing loss in a proportion of patients.
Bayer's PI3K Inhibitor Receives FDA Priority Review for Follicular Lymphoma
The FDA has granted Bayer's copanlisib a Priority Review designation for its New Drug Application (NDA) to treat relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma patients
Recently Approved Rare Lung Cancer Drug [Alunbrig (brigatinib)] Now Available
Less than 2 weeks after getting FDA approval for a rare form of lung cancer, Alunbrig (brigatinib) is now available via Biologics, a special oncology pharmacy division of McKesson Specialty Health.
Watching Spongebob Better Than Anesthesia for Children Getting Radiation Therapy
In the past, getting children to stay still for radiation therapy often required general anesthesia. Not anymore — Letting them watch Spongebob or Cars could be all it takes.
Platelet Disorders Support Association
Platelet Disorders Support Association (PDSA) provides information for both clinicians and patients to better manage immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).
Pediatric Palliative Care in Rural Areas
Dr Anthony Herbert talks about palliative care specialists in urban areas provide education to health professionals in non-urban areas about palliative care.
Immune Thrombocytopenia Treatment in Children
James Bussel, MD talks about immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in children, its treatment and some of the data presented at ASPHO's 20th Annual Meeting in Montreal.
Pediatric Palliative Care for Non-palliative Care Specialists
Communication is fundamental for delivering medical care. Not all health professionals are properly trained to converse about pediatric palliative care.
A New Era in Hearing Loss Protection For Cancer Patients
Clinical trial shows that the administration of sodium thiosulfate (STS) in pediatric cancer patients receiving cisplatin reduced developing hearing loss.
Where Do Cancer Children Die?
Valeria Smith M.D. of Baylor College of Medicine Pediatrics provides a retrospective chart review about where pediatric cancer patients die.
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