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Pediatric Oncology

Does pediatric psoriasis increase cancer risk? (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large retrospective cohort study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology that examined whether children with pediatric psoriasis are at increased risk of cancer and discusses 2 caveats to the findings.
Personalized medicine: Right drug, right patient, right time
Personalized medicine: Right drug, right patient, right timeThe premise is to use a patient’s own genetic information to guide decisions for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and other health conditions.
Pediatric high-grade glioma is not one tumor type but manyStratifying tumors by their clinical characteristics and underlying biology will enable future targeting of specific therapies for glioma in children.
Personalized and costly, but new ALL treatment offers hopeA new customized therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) offers high remission rates but at a substantial cost, and only at specialized cancer centers.