Massachusetts boy dies of cancer 9 months after diagnosis

Devin Suau was a healthy six-year-old from Massachusetts when he fell off his snowboard in early February. A brain scan to check for concussion revealed an inoperable brain tumor.
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This study investigates the distribution of femoral metastases in cancer patients, specifically addressing the incidence of distal femoral metastases. PET/CT examinations routinely extend only to mid-thigh level, precluding detection of distal metastases. We found a total of 208 femoral metastases in 112 patients. 30% had distal femoral metastases in addition to other areas of involvement. 7% of patients with femoral metastases had only distal femur disease. 6 patients had distal pathologic fractures. Exclusion of the distal femur during PET/CT may result in a missed or delayed diagnosis that could contribute to the develo...
Source: Cancer Investigation - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cancer Invest Source Type: research
Authors: Xu H, Dong L, Bin Z, Yansong H, Shaofeng L, Chang L, Chen C, Changli W Abstract Despite the excellent efficacy and low toxicity of photoresponse therapy, which has attracted considerable attention for use in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapy, unsatisfactory cellular permeability, and instability, both in vitro and in vivo have limited further clinical applications of indole cyanine photosensitizers. Here, we explore the supramolecular self-assembly of a 'hyalurosome' that is mediated by calcium phosphate nanonuclei. Through hyaluronate-mediated CD44 targeting, the constructed hyalurosome...
Source: Drug Delivery - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Drug Deliv Source Type: research
To identify the independent risk factors of concurrent endometrial cancer among women with endometrial hyperplasia and build the clinical prediction model incorporating the clinical and pathological markers.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Non-Oral Poster Source Type: research
We aim to present a modified colpocleisis technique for management of a stage 4 POP after a radical cystectomy/ anterior pelvic exenteration. Additionally, we will briefly review urothelial cancer and surgical management as it relates to gynecology.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Video Cafe Source Type: research
To determine the adherence to the recommended practices for performing a risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (RRBSO) as described by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Society of Gynecologic Oncology. We sought to determine if adherence differed by type of training i.e., gynecologic oncologists versus benign gynecologists. Additionally, we aimed to determine the incidence of ovarian cancer diagnosed at the time of RRBSO in a large cohort of patients with a BRCA mutation.
Source: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Oral Poster Source Type: research
The increasing number of cancer patients and prolonged periods of illness have led to an increase in nurses' stress and various other problems. This research aimed to identify the stress resulting from caring for cancer patients and the methods for coping with stress among cancer care nurses. The research subjects were 180 clinical nurses caring for cancer patients in a hospital in Korea. Stress caused by excessive workloads, inappropriate compensation, and interpersonal conflicts with physicians was high. There was a difference in stress according to age. Coping strategies differed according to religion, education, occupa...
Source: Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Articles Source Type: research
Death in America is changing from hospital to home, which demands complex skills by family caregivers. However, information from family members about the challenges of providing home hospice care until death is scant. To understand the challenges a family caregiver confronts when he/she decides to deliver hospice care and during the actual delivery of the hospice care, we used descriptive phenomenology methods to document the experience of 18 family caregivers as they delivered home hospice care. We learned the decision to begin home hospice was made by a physician, followed frequently by family resistance and refusal to a...
Source: Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature Articles Source Type: research
How do alcohol consumption and smoking interact with familial risk for breast cancer?Breast Cancer Research
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news
A two ‐stage multicomponent parenchymal sparing surgical strategy (anatomical extended on left hepatic vein 2‐nd segment liver resection and R1vascular approach) allows the successful resection of synchronous multiple bilobar CRC metastases. AbstractA two ‐stage multicomponent parenchymal sparing surgical strategy (anatomical extended on left hepatic vein 2‐nd segment liver resection and R1vascular approach) allows the successful resection of synchronous multiple bilobar CRC metastases.
Source: Clinical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research
Authors: Ouh YT, Min KJ PMID: 32100490 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Gynecologic Oncology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Gynecol Oncol Source Type: research
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