Pediatric Oncology

Commentary: Treatment for Children Receiving Emetogenic Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting is a frequent and potentially treatment-limiting complication of cancer therapy in both adults and children. However, pediatric oncologists have been keenly aware that while effective regimens have been developed for adults, effective regimens for children receiving emetogenic chemotherapy have been lacking.1-3 On September 2, 2015, the [ Read More ]

A Win for Pediatric Cancer Research: The Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act and Smashing Walnuts Foundation

On April 3, 2014, President Obama signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act. This act was introduced last year by representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and Gregg Harper (R-MS) and strongly supported by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA). After being introduced, the bill was renamed to include the name [ Read More ]

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