Research shows that early interventions in physical training can provide long-term benefit for children with cancer. A pediatric oncology and physical therapy team came together to formalize a program for patients.
Screening for and Managing Pulmonary Dysfunction in Pediatric Cancer Survivors
Pulmonary dysfunction is a common side effect of some pediatric cancer treatments, such as chest radiotherapy. Experts discuss current screening guidelines and comment on emerging research.
ECMO Provides Lifesaving Support to a Patient With Mediastinal Mass and Respiratory Failure
ECMO, delivered over the course of 40 days, proved to be a lifesaving intervention in an 18-year old man with primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma invading into the trachea.
The Emerging Role of the Microbiome in Pediatric Oncology
What are the causes of microbiome dysbiosis and how can it negatively effect pediatric cancer patients? Pediatric oncologist Seth Rotz, MD, shares his latest insights.
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Virtual Visits Facilitate Health and Wellness During Pediatric and AYA Cancer Treatment
Virtual visits can increase access without overburdening staff. Pediatric hematologist/oncologist Peter Anderson, MD, discusses how he prepares for and organizes these virtual visits to optimize health and wellness in pediatric or AYA patients with cancer and their families.
How Are You Shortening Kids’ Infusion Visits?
Infusion visits are 72 minutes faster since the pediatric hem-onc team changed two things. Dr. Rabi Hanna explains.
Why I Dedicate Every Day to Caring for the Youngest Cancer Patients
Cure sometimes, treat often, care always. Find out what inspired Dr. Rabi Hanna to help people when they are sick and vulnerable by healing and helping them.
How Data Are Enabling Targeted Therapy for Pediatric Malignancies
The key challenge for targeted therapy in pediatric oncology is no longer tumor analysis but how to analyze outcomes to harness cumulative experience. Here’s a blueprint of Cleveland Clinic Children’s plans for doing so.
PET-MRI Combination Is a Novel Pediatric Diagnostic Aid
The recent introduction of combined PET-MRI scanning blends MRI’s superior spatial resolution with PET’s ability to detect changes in the brain’s metabolism in selected subregions. This is particularly useful in pediatric oncology and neurological disease. Simultaneous imaging reduces sedation use.