News tagged with childhood cancer

Breastfeeding -- added protection for cancer survivors?

Women who have survived childhood cancer should be advised to breastfeed if they can, in order to offset some of the negative health effects of their earlier cancer treatment. According to Susan Ogg and colleagues from St. ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Cancer
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New gene for childhood cancer neuroblastoma discovered

Pediatric cancer researchers have identified variations in a gene as important contributors to neuroblastoma, the most common solid cancer of early childhood. The study team, led by researchers at The Children's Hospital ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Cancer
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The long road of fertility

Surviving childhood cancer comes at a cost; along with temporary but gruelling side effects, the life-saving treatments children receive may render them infertile as adults.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Other
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Coping with chemo in childhood cancer

Although nausea and vomiting are common in children undergoing chemotherapy, few quality studies identify absolutely the best way to prevent and treat this problem in kids, said Robert Phillips, M.D., lead author of a new ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in Cancer
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