Imagine the following scenario: you or your child are hospitalized, and upon discharge are given a prescription by your doctor to treat the underlying condition. And, hopefully, to prevent you or your child from having to be hospitalized again. Simple enough, right? One would think, in such a scenario, patients would fill their prescriptions ten out of ten times.
When a clear, curative pathway is not available for pediatric cancers that relapse, families often will turn to new, experimental treatments being studied by The Children’s Oncology Group with hopes of exploring other options to care for their children.
What comes in a “Box of Hope?” Inside you will find three kinds of scrumptious cookies, but what you are truly unwrapping is the potential for pediatric cancer researchers to advance novel treatments to clinical trial as quickly as possible.
Sweet dreams. G’nite. Shubh ratri. No matter how you say it, a consistent bedtime routine makes a difference in children’s sleep outcomes, according to a study that included mothers of 10,000 young children from 14 countries.
Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) is a relatively rare developmental diagnosis that involves a constellation of symptoms affecting almost every body system in children who have the most severe form of the diagnosis.
Transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender variant youth are often misunderstood or ignored when they try to get the attention of healthcare providers.
Infants and children who undergo heart surgery are better off receiving fresh whole blood transfusions from a single donor, compared to receiving component blood from multiple donors, according to new research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.