Survivors of childhood leukemia and lymphoma are at an increased risk of reduced bone mineral density. In this article, pediatric hematologist-oncologists discuss a recent study that identifies risks associated with reduced bone density in this population.
When is a patient a candidate for pregnancy with potential for a good outcome? When is pregnancy out of the question? How to answer these questions and more for women after cancer treatment.
Today, more children are surviving cancer than ever before. But now, increasing efforts are needed to detect and treat late effects as early as possible.
As improved interventions in oncology have led to better outcomes, cancer survivorship has become an increasingly relevant area of clinical research and treatment. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently released a new set of clinical practice guidelines focused on survivorship.