Boys who have undescended testes at birth are at increased risk for testicular cancer when older, according to a new meta-analysis.
Ultrasound radiomics for predicting extrathyroidal extension in children
In a recent study, ultrasound radiomics showed effective predictive ability for extrathyroidal extension (ETE) in pediatric papillary thyroid cancer (PTC).
Prenatal teledentistry: because oral-systemic health links begin in the womb
Margaret Scarlett, DDS, and Michelle Strange, MSDH, RDH, outline how a mother's oral health can affect the oral health of her unborn child, and how teledentistry can help mothers access the care they need for themselves and their children.
Approval in Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria With Pediatric Indication
The European Commission has granted an expanded approval to ravulizumab-cwvz to include children with a body weight of at least 10 kg, as well as adolescents, with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
How COVID-19 impacts pediatric cancer patients
For most of the pandemic, COVID-19 has been mild in children. Has this been true for children with underlying health conditions, in particular cancer?
Pleuropulmonary blastoma in an adolescent
A previously healthy 16-year-old female patient presents with intermittent pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath. The night before her symptoms started, she hit her chest on a door after a "fainting" episode.
Examining the prevalence of cisplatin-induced hearing loss
A study offers crucial information on the risk factors and prevalence of cisplatin-induced hearing loss in young cancer patients.
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