Being diagnosed with cancer at any age puts many in a tailspin.
One night in 1981, in the middle of bath time, Marty Gonzalez noticed a strange glow that seemed to emanate from inside one of the eyes of her 9-month-old daughter, Marissa.
Patients with cancer had a higher rate of acute MI when presenting to the ED with chest pain.
The number of cancer survivors with self-reported functional limitations throughout the United States has more than doubled over the past 2 decades, according to data published in JAMA Oncology.
Childhood cancer survivors have increased rates of undergoing late, major surgical procedures 5 or more years after diagnosis, according to data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
Meet Sheilagh Foley, a Hodgkin’s survivor with a familiar tale to tell, and she does it so beautifully. Hodgkin’s International was mentioned as a resource, and we are thrilled to have the “shout out!”
In a new study, the majority of individuals treated as children for Hodgkin lymphoma who are now in their 30s, showed signs of being an average of 7.7 years older biologically than their peers and placing them at risk for cognitive problems.
Death due to a second primary cancer occurred nearly twice as often among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors compared with the general population, according to study results published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Cardiovascular screening is critical for Hodgkin Lymphoma survivors. Anthracyclines and radiation put childhood cancer survivors at higher risk for heart failure and heart disease.
More cancer patients live longer. Few get the help they need to stay healthy. 50-year Hodgkin Lymphoma survivor, Susan Leigh, describes the challenges of long-term cancer survivors.