IGF-1 Levels In Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas Overview This study investigated elevated insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) levels in children with low-grade glioma (LGG). Elevated IGF-1 levels in LGG are not well understood. The research aimed to determine the prevalence, connections with growth, body mass index (BMI), pituitary function, and tumor behavior in
Maternal Migraines And Associated Pediatric Cancers Overview Maternal migraines are seen to be associated with unfavorable birth outcomes such as congenital malformations in babies, preterm births and infant low birth weight. It has been hypothesized that these unfavorable or adverse birth outcomes may be due to the intake of certain medications during
Pediatric Neuroblastoma Diagnosis Using Urinary Catecholamine Metabolites Overview Urinary catecholamine metabolite analysis is a valuable tool in the diagnosis of neuroblastoma. There is currently no agreement with regard to the method of sampling and variable catecholamine metabolite combinations being utilized. In this study, we assessed the reliability of spot urine samples in
Pediatric Oncology: Diagnosis And Prognosis Communication Overview When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it is an incredibly difficult situation for everyone in the family, and the parents especially have a hard time understanding the complicated details of the diagnosis and outcome. They usually want doctors to be honest and transparent, though
Carfilzomib Therapy in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Overview In this study, the safety and tolerability of a combination of carfilzomib and vincristine, dexamethasone, asparaginase, and daunorubicin (VXLD) were assessed in children with relapsed and/or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). ALL is the most common cancer diagnosed in childhood and survival for patients
Hearing Screening After Chemotherapy: A Study On Childhood Cancer Survivors The Study Background The survival rates of children with cancer have increased steadily since the mid-1970s, from 58% to 85% in developed countries. However, these improvements are tainted by immediate and late effects of treatment. Geenen et al. and Oeffinger et al.