January 24th 2023
An analysis of 141 children who had prenatal exposure to maternal cancer showed promising cognitive and behavioral functions at age 9 years.
January 5th 2023
December 29th 2022
Challenges Faced by Adolescent and Young Adult Patients With Cancer
Adolescents and young adults who have cancer also have a negative body image, financial toxicity, and concerns about family planning.
Cancer Has No Gender: Challenging Assumptions and Improving Quality of Care for the LGBTQ+ CommunityDecember 7th 2022
Improve care for LGBTQ+ patients with cancer by learning about disparities, focusing on patient-centered treatment, and not making assumptions about patients and their loved ones.
Later Toxicities Linked to Bone Marrow Transplant Highlight Necessity of Thorough Survivorship Care for Patients With AMLOctober 14th 2022
Individuals with AML who underwent a bone marrow transplant are at an increased risk of developing subsequent neoplasms, and other chronic health conditions.
New Virtual Frailty Assessments Seek to Standardize Performance Measures for Older Adults With Blood CancerAugust 27th 2022
Investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are developing a virtual frailty assessment, which combines both patient-reported outcomes and standardized performance measures.
Black Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Experience More Hesitancy With Clinical Trial EnrollmentJune 3rd 2022
Although 83% of Black patients with metastatic breast cancer expressed interest in clinical trials, only 40% reported having a conversation about enrollment with their health care provider, highlighting one of many potential barriers to achieving clinical trial diversity.