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On August 25th 2017, the Rainbow Riders visited the German Childhood Cancer Registry (GCCR)* in Mainz on their tour from Trier / Aachen to Koblenz. Approximately 50 participants on the bicycle tour suffered from cancer in their childhood and adolescence. Now, with the Rainbow Ride, they provide a sign of hope and encouragement to children […]
The latest Childhood Cancer International newsletter is out!
Learn more about the Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults Working Group, a collaboration between ESMO and SIOPE to combine expertise for a group of patients that represents a unique constellation, patients who are neither adults nor children.
PanCareLIFE researchers from EMC and PMC have published ‘Socio-demographic impact of platinum-induced ototoxicity in long-term survivors of childhood cancer’ (Curr Pediatr Res 2017; 21 (3): 470-479). You can read the full open access publication here. Objective: Childhood cancer survivors (CCS) treated with platinum-based chemotherapy are at risk of treatment-induced ototoxicity. To date, there is limited knowledge on […]
PanCareLIFE researchers at EMC, VUmc, AMC, PMC and UKM have just published a new paper ‘Hearing loss after platinum treatment is irreversible in noncranial irradiated childhood cancer survivors’, funded in part by PanCareLIFE. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 34:2, 120-129, DOI: 10.1080/08880018.2017.1323985 You can read the full, open access article here.
PanCareLIFE was well represented at the 15th International Conference on Long-Term Complications of Treatment of Children and Adolescents for Cancer this week in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference focused on the exchange of innovative ideas among international medical and pediatric oncologists (including fellows and residents), nurse practitioners, oncology nurses, and other associated allied health professionals. This year’s symposium […]
This May, PanCareLIFE resaerchers Anne-Lotte van der Kooi and Eva Clemens ran from Paris to Rotterdam to raise money for people who suffer from cancer. The Roparun is a relay race of approximately 520 km. Their team consisted of colleagues from the Department of Pediatric Oncology, friends and survivors. Approximately 25 people, including runners, cyclists, […]
The Long Term Follow Up (LTFU) Study is the world’s longest running study of survivors of childhood cancer. In their latest newsletter, you can read about their recent work, including the EMPOWER study to promote breast cancer screening in women who survived childhood cancer. .
The 19th PanCare meeting was held 3 – 5 May 2017 in Lund, hosted by PanCareSurFup Coordinator Lars Hjorth. The meeting covered a range of topics, including psychosocial and socioeconomic issues after childhood cancer, developing recommendations for transitions and updates from the PanCare EU projects PanCareLIFE and PanCareSurFup. Peter Kaatsch (UMC-Mainz) and Julianne Byrne (BOYNE) […]
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