11. Addressing Fertility Preservation in Female Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Quality Improvement Study in Calgary AB Canada

This study aims to improve our counseling of health professionals and patients on oncofertilty based on gaps in health education.
Source: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research

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This study examined how two aesthetic features of infographics affect people's evaluation of information presented in infographic: colour and visual complexity. The findings suggested colour and visual complexity were both strong predictors of information evaluation in infographic and they should be chosen carefully in the design of infographics. PMID: 31014148 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine - Category: Information Technology Tags: J Vis Commun Med Source Type: research
In conclusion, it was identified that silencing of miR‑193a‑3p through hypermethylation can promote HER2 positive breast cancer progress by targeting GRB7, ERK1/2 and FOXM1 signaling. The function of miR‑193a‑3p in HER2 positive breast cancer implicates its potential application in therapy. PMID: 31017268 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Molecular Medicine - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Int J Mol Med Source Type: research
MicroRNA‑576‑3p inhibits the migration and proangiogenic abilities of hypoxia‑treated glioma cells through hypoxia‑inducible factor‑1α. Int J Mol Med. 2019 Jun;43(6):2387-2397 Authors: Hu Q, Liu F, Yan T, Wu M, Ye M, Shi G, Lv S, Zhu X Abstract The most common and aggressive type of brain cancer in adults is glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), and hypoxia is a common feature of glioblastoma. As the histological features of glioma include capillary endothelial cell proliferation, they are highly prone to invading the surrounding normal brain tissue, which is often one of the reasons for the ...
Source: International Journal of Molecular Medicine - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Int J Mol Med Source Type: research
Detection of N6‑methyladenosine modification residues (Review). Int J Mol Med. 2019 Jun;43(6):2267-2278 Authors: Zhu W, Wang JZ, Xu Z, Cao M, Hu Q, Pan C, Guo M, Wei JF, Yang H Abstract Among a number of mRNA modifications, N6‑methyladenosine (m6A) modification is the most common type in eukaryotes and nuclear‑replicating viruses. m6A has a significant role in numerous cancer types, including leukemia, brain tumors, liver cancer, breast cancer and lung cancer. Although m6A methyltransferases are essential during RNA modifications, the biological functions of m6A and the underlying mechanisms rem...
Source: International Journal of Molecular Medicine - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Int J Mol Med Source Type: research
In conclusion, IL‑18 served a dual function in colitis by regulating the function of goblet cells. The anti‑inflammatory effects of IL‑18 were observed in the early stage of colitis‑induced inflammation, while the pro‑inflammatory effects were observed in the later stages of the disease. PMID: 31017261 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Journal of Molecular Medicine - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Int J Mol Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Results demonstrated that 1 D displayed favourable pharmacokinetic properties for further in vivo pharmacologic evaluation, which could be facilitated by the validated LC-MS/MS method. PMID: 31017510 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pharmaceutical Biology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Pharm Biol Source Type: research
Chem. Commun., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9CC01461F, CommunicationBaoji Du, Weiqi Zhang, Ching-Hsuan Tung A multifunctional photosensitive and photothermal nanomedicine, AMP-Ce6-HA, was prepared by sequencially layering hard and soft functional molecules. AMP-Ce6-HA was efficiently picked up by MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells, and then released... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Women who smoke and those who have been exposed to second hand smoke have more problems getting pregnant and are more likely to reachmenopause at an earlier age than women who never smoked or those who were exposed to the least amount of second hand smoke. A new investigation from Roswell Park Cancer Institute reached these conclusions after researchers analyzed data on nearly 89,000 women in the U.S. Women who reported smoking were 14 percent more likely to have infertility (meaning that they were unable to get pregnant for a year) and 26 percent more likely to reach menopause earlier than women who didn’t smoke. Th...
Source: Dr. Weil's Daily Health Tips - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Science and Supplement News fertility menopause women's health Source Type: blogs
There's good news for the many women who have asked their fertility specialist over the years whether there's a link between in vitro fertilization (IVF) and an increased risk of breast cancer. Since IVF involves a temporary increase in hormones - five to ten times higher than normal including hormones that can impact the growth of specific types of breast cancer - it's a fair question. Now, results from the largest, most comprehensive study to date just published in JAMA show no population-wide link. This confirms research of the past few years and counters a few small, earlier studies that concluded otherwise. It is c...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Purpose of review: With increasing survival rates, fertility is an important quality of life concern for many young cancer patients. There is a critical need for improvements in clinical care to ensure patients are well informed about infertility risks and fertility preservation options and to support them in their reproductive decision-making prior to treatment. Recent findings: Several barriers prevent fertility from being adequately addressed in the clinical context. Providers’ and patients’ incomplete or inaccurate understanding of infertility risks exacerbate patients’ reproductive concerns. For fem...
Source: Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Tags: SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ISSUES IN CANCER: Edited by Janet Ellis and Elie Isenberg-Grzeda Source Type: research
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