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ACS Journals: Addressing late effects and quality of life essential to improving survivorship care (Aune Lab)

December 14, 2017

Abstract This news section offers Cancer readers timely information on events, public policy analysis, topical issues, and personalities. In this issue, we highlight efforts being made to improve cancer survivorship care and mitigate the late effects o …


9&10 News: Healthy Living: Zebrafish Fighting Cancer

December 13, 2017

Zebrafish are quickly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly and take up little room, but most importantly they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly, helping doctors lea …


The Lancet: Health-care delivery for long-term survivors of childhood cancer

December 9, 2017

Health-care delivery for long-term survivors of childhood cancer In their Article in The Lancet (Dec 9, p 2569),1 Bhakta and colleagues provide compelling data and novel statistical analysis to quantify the overwhelming lifetime cumulative burden of ch …


ABC12: Zebrafish helping in the fight against cancer

December 8, 2017

Zebrafish are rapidly becoming the ‘go-to’ animals in cancer research. Small and translucent, they breed rapidly and take up little room. And they grow transplanted cancer tumors in their little bodies very quickly. This gives doctors a clear view of w …


Cancer Knowledge Network: What is the International Consensus on Screening for Heart Problems in Childhood Cancer Survivors?

October 19, 2017

RESEARCH:  The Lancet Oncology:  Recommendations for cardiomyopathy surveillance for survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group.  Experts in late effects screening from …


Business Wire: Genomic Vision – Report of the LSR R&D Day

October 18, 2017

Genomic Vision (Paris:GV) (Euronext: FR0011799907 – GV), a company specialized in the development of diagnostic tests for the early detection of cancers and genetic diseases, today reports of its second R&D Day which took place on October 16 in Par …


San Antonio Express-News: Zebra fish help UT Health researcher find treatments for childhood cancers

October 9, 2017

Kennedie Bailey celebrated her 11th birthday in May with a sleepover, but she can’t remember much about the details because, shortly after, she was shocked to learn that she had a rare cancer. Aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma develops from connective tissue …


Cancer Knowledge Network: Chemotherapy Exposure and EKG Changes: What Do They Mean?

October 5, 2017

Pediatric Blood and Cancer: Electrophysiological effects of anthracyclines in adult survivors of pediatric malignancy. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital conducted a retrospective chart review of 147 survivors of childhood cancer that were now over …


Medical Xpress: Anti-RAS antibodies show poor reliability in recognizing RAS proteins

October 5, 2017

Researchers from the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio co-authored a paper published Sept. 26 in Science Signaling that looks at the reliability of a common research tool to study RAS cancer mutations. RAS mutations …


CPRIT (YouTube) Dr. Peter Houghton on Childhood Cancer Research

October 4, 2017