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Pediatric acute myeloid leukemia genetic subtypes with poor outcomes show increased inflammatory cytokine signaling

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers used ribonucleic acid sequence data to understand the association between inflammatory cytokines and poor outcomes of pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia .
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Proximity To Fracking Sites Linked To Spike In Childhood Leukemia

Proximity To Fracking Sites Linked To Spike In Childhood Leukemia

22 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Nearly 20 years ago, the United States started using hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, to secure oil and gas. And while gas companies have repeatedly claimed...
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Doctors thought boy had leukemia, he was just drinking too much milk

Doctors thought boy had leukemia, he was just drinking too much milk

8 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Too much milk can have severe consequences, an Oregon mom learned. Her two-year-old son who drank double the daily recommended amount of milk became severely anemic.
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Study finds no differences in CAR T-cell therapy outcomes among pediatric ALL patients across different socioeconomic levels

17 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Social determinants of health affect the outcomes of many illnesses, and pediatric cancer is no exception. In fact, children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia living in poverty...
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CAR-T effective for younger patients with leukemia, regardless of socioeconomic status

CAR-T effective for younger patients with leukemia, regardless of socioeconomic status

18 days ago   |   Healio

Socioeconomic status had no impact on complete remission rates or overall survival among younger patients who received chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for B-cell acute...
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Top in hem/onc: Tecvayli approval; phase 2 data on prostate cancer therapy

Top in hem/onc: Tecvayli approval; phase 2 data on prostate cancer therapy

26 days ago   |   Healio

Jansen Biotech said its drug Tecvayli received accelerated approval from the FDA after data showed that it benefited patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. The...
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Brentuximab vedotin regimen lowers relapse risk in pediatric high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma

Brentuximab vedotin regimen lowers relapse risk in pediatric high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma

26 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The addition of first-line brentuximab vedotin to chemotherapy reduced risk for relapse compared with standard treatment among pediatric patients with high-risk Hodgkin...
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Expired drug kills 10 child Leukemia patients in Yemen

1 month ago   |   ABC News

Yemeni health officials say expired doses of cancer treatment have killed 10 child Leukemia patients in the rebel-held capital
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Top in hem/onc: Assisted reproductive tech and cancer risk; disparities in breast cancer

Top in hem/onc: Assisted reproductive tech and cancer risk; disparities in breast cancer

1 month ago   |   Healio

The number of children conceived via assisted reproductive technology is increasing globally, and research suggests that these children may have a higher risk for childhood...
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Outcomes of Critically Ill Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Cytokine Release Syndrome Due to Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy: US, Multicenter PICU, Cohort Database Study

Outcomes of Critically Ill Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Cytokine Release Syndrome Due to Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy: US, Multicenter PICU, Cohort Database Study

1 month ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Objectives: Cytokine release syndrome is a potentially lethal toxicity associated with chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia...
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Toddler presents with fever, malaise

Toddler presents with fever, malaise

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Smokers who receive intervention in Spanish twice as likely to cease smoking

Smokers who receive intervention in Spanish twice as likely to cease smoking

Smokers who preferred receiving point-of-care services in Spanish were twice as likely to refrain from smoking cigarettes after 6 months compared with those who preferred... Read more ...

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Subcutaneous delivery of Tysabri favored over IV in patients with relapsing-remitting MS

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Hailey Bieber Has an Ovarian Cyst "the Size of an Apple"

On Nov. 28, Hailey Bieber announced on Instagram that she has a large ovarian cyst. "I have a cyst on my ovary the size of an apple," she wrote in her Instagram Stories with a... Read more ...

Joanna Gaines Apologized To Her Mom During An Emotional Moment On Her Podcast

Joanna Gaines Apologized To Her Mom During An Emotional Moment On Her Podcast

Interior designer and author Joanna Gaines is a lot of things - a mom, a wife, a business woman, entrepreneur, and so much more. She is also half Korean. And while she fully... Read more ...

Kate Hudson Says She Is Crushing Co-Parenting With 3 Different Dads

Kate Hudson Says She Is Crushing Co-Parenting With 3 Different Dads

Navigating a blended family is tough, but Kate Hudson thinks she and her three children, each of whom she shares with a separate father, are doing pretty all right. Hudson... Read more ...