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Childhood cancer survivors at elevated risk of heart disease

"Survivors of childhood cancer have a higher risk of developing a range of heart disease due to cancer therapy, according to new research published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation." Read more: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-08-childhood-cancer-survivors-elevated-heart.html

Childhood cancer survivors require lifelong vigilance for late endocrinopathies

An estimated 40% to 50% of childhood cancer survivors will experience an endocrine disorder in their lifetime. The risk varies according to cancer treatment and can persist for decades after diagnosis. Read more: https://www.healio.com/endocrinology/diabetes/news/print/endocrine-today/%7B89d90314-5ca7-4518-ae29-ac21b96448bc%7D/childhood-cancer-survivors-require-lifelong-vigilance-for-late-endocrinopathies

New discovery could help doctors identify children at risk for Wilms’ tumor relapse

"Today, researchers from MSK Kids at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) published results that examine elevated levels of a protein called prohibitin in the urine and tumors of children with Wilms' tumors. Their findings could help doctors identify children who are at risk for disease recurrence and precisely tailor treatment to overcome drug resistance." Read more here: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190809/New-discovery-could-help-doctors-identify-children-at-risk-for-Wilmse28099-tumor-relapse.aspx

Single-cell sequencing reveals glioblastoma's shape-shifting nature

"Filbin co-led a study, published online last week in Cell, that made some surprising discoveries about this poorly understood tumor. Regardless of what genetic mutation causes glioblastoma, it can readily shift among four distinct cell types, each of which may need to be targeted separately." Read more here: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-08/bch-ssr080819.php

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