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Pediatric Oncology

Vincristine, Racial Disparities in Multiple Myeloma, and HER2 Metastatic Breast Cancer Are in the News

In This Article Critical Shortage of Pediatric Cancer Drug Leads to Serious Concerns Study Finds Racial Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Treatment FDA Grants Priority Review to Trastuzumab Deruxtecan for HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer The past week in oncology-related news includes shortages of crucial pediatric cancer drug, results of a study [ Read More ]

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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