Conquering the Cancer Care Continuum – Series Three: Fifth Issue


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Pediatric Cancer Care

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG 

There is nothing that pulls at my heart strings more than the sight of a young child dealing with a diagnosis of cancer. This issue of Conquering the Cancer Care [ Read More ]

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Childhood: A Nurse’s Perspective

Kathy Ruble, RN, CPNP, PhD 

The birth of the pediatric hematology/oncology specialty can be traced back to the early part of the 20th century, when pediatricians began describing hematologic abnormalities in infants and children. Although [ Read More ]

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Pediatric Cancer Care: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Steve Stricker, PharmD, MS, BCOP 

As a practitioner in adult oncology, it is only on rare occasions that I see pediatric patients managed in our clinic. Generally speaking, such patients seen in this setting are [ Read More ]

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Conquering Cancer Everywhere: A Physician’s Perspective

Scott Howard, MD, MSc 

Cure rates for children with cancer now exceed 80% in high-income countries (HIC), but several challenges remain.1 Curing the remaining 20% requires new drugs, better combination regimens, and improved risk [ Read More ]