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.
A Phase III trial has demonstrated that patients with advanced Stage III/IV classic Hodgkin lymphoma who underwent initial treatment with nivolumab, a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor, and AVD chemotherapy (N-AVD) had a significantly lower risk of their cancer getting worse than patients treated with brentuximab vedotin, a monoclonal antibody, and AVD (BV-AVD) a year after starting treatment.
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.
Is there a dose-response association of radiation dose to the large bowel and/or procarbazine dose with subsequent colorectal cancer risk in Hodgkin lymphoma survivors?
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.
This is a “must read” paper for survivors and medical providers. It is exactly what is needed in the world of cancer survivorship–a comprehensive template for insuring that survivors get the care that they need. Download it, pass it on, place it in the hands of your doctors and caretakers.
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.