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New Treatment Developed by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Shows Success in High-Risk Solid

Now, in a breakthrough study, researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have shown that an enhanced treatment developed in their lab leads to long-term remissions in 80% to 100% of mice with drug-resistant or high-risk solid tumors. Read more:

Screenings for cardiac dysfunction among childhood cancer survivors can be more precisely tailored

Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have created a simulation model to demonstrate how to best provide cardiac health screening to childhood cancer survivors. The model’s findings support changing current international guidelines to increase screening frequency for high-risk survivors and eliminate screening for those at lowest risk. Read more:

Survivors of Pediatric Cancers May Experience Lasting Impact on Heart, Metabolic Health Following Ra

Adult survivors of childhood abdominal and pelvic cancers who were treated with radiation therapy experience body composition abnormalities and worse cardiometabolic health compared with the general population, according to a recent study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Read more:

BMT survivor study finds significant breast cancer risk in young women who received total body irrad

A new study examining long-term outcomes of blood or marrow transplantation (BMT) found that patients who received total body irradiation (TBI) at age 30 or younger had a 4.5-fold increase in their risk of developing breast cancer later in life compared with the general population. Read more:

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