Oncology & Cancer

Study shows fewer kids enrolling in cancer clinical trials

Historically, pediatric cancer patients have been much more likely than adult cancer patients to enroll in clinical trials as part of their treatment. Now a study by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers working ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prognosis poor for pediatric, adolescent patients with colon cancer

(HealthDay)—Patients with colon cancer who are younger than 25 years have a higher risk for death compared with older adults, according to a retrospective review published in the April issue of the Journal of the American ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers ID risks for second childhood cancers

Chemotherapy and radiation treatments have helped children survive cancer. Now University of Minnesota researchers are trying to find the ideal combinations that prevent the disease from coming back.

Oncology & Cancer

Pediatric cancers: Why some forms of leukemia only affect children

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) mainly affects children, with often poor prognosis despite several decades of research into more effective treatments. A new study explains why some forms of leukemia develop in very young children ...

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