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Seattle Children's opens first pediatric CAR T-Cell trial targeting CD22 and CD19 proteins
(Seattle Children's) Seattle Children's has opened the first chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy trial in the US for children and young adults with relapsed or refractory CD19- and CD22-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that will simultaneously attack two targets on cancer cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SPM in Real Life: Fall ‘17
NEW MEMBERS: Fall ‘17 Brief bios/plugs for new members (extracted from the Introduce Yourself Connect Community) After returning to school to become an OR surgical tech, Mary Mack’s heart health declined, and she quickly learned to become a strong advocate for herself. Feeling that no one was into her participatory style, Mary believes a radical change in medical student education is necessary to change the culture of medicine. She is passionate about helping to make that change happen. Her other interests include playing the guitar and speaking Mandarin Chinese. Jim Skinner created the Smart Patient Academy a...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - November 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nanette Mattox Tags: Newsletter Source Type: news

UCLA helps many to live long and prosper
In Westwood, more than 100 faculty experts from 25 departments have embarked on anall-encompassing push to cut the health and economic impacts of depression in half by the year 2050. The mammoth undertaking will rely on platforms developed by the new Institute for Precision Health, which will harness the power of big data and genomics to move toward individually tailored treatments and health-promotion strategies.On the same 419 acres of land, researchers across the spectrum, from the laboratory bench to the patient bedside, are ushering in a potentially game-changing approach to turning the body ’s immune defenses a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Growing Up with a Psychotic Mother
I was ten when my mother had her first psychotic break. It was May. I was looking forward to lazy summer days at the pool, an art camp, a stack of Babysitters Club books, and daydreaming about my first crush, a boy with a splay of freckles and a mop of dark hair. Instead, I was forced to grow up too soon. This meant wearing deodorant and shaving my arm pits. It also meant seeing my mother in a state of complete psychosis, one in which she thought maybe she had killed the postman or the neighbor girl. “I didn’t. Mean. Tokillthepostman.” Her words were all wrong, strung together in a series of hiccups a...
Source: Psych Central - November 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Leslie A. Lindsay Tags: Bipolar Depression Essays Family General Personal Stories Psychology Bipolar Disorder delusions hallucinations Hospitalization involuntary hospitalization Manic Depression Manic Episode Psychosis psychotic mania Source Type: news

Earthquake experience at different trimesters during pregnancy is associated with leukocyte telomere length and long-term health in adulthood - Wang R, An C, Wang J, Wang Y, Song M, Li N, Chen Y, Sun F, Chen X, Wang X.
Leukocyte telomere length (LTL) is a predictor of age-related diseases, cancer, and even early mortality. Prenatal stress experience has been suggested to associate with short LTL and an increased disease risk in adult life. The present study aimed to eval... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Building Resilience in Teenagers With Cancer Building Resilience in Teenagers With Cancer
A brief, age-appropriate, skills-based intervention improved psychosocial health in adolescent and young adult cancer patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The childhood maltreatment influences on breast cancer patients: a second wave hit model hypothesis for distinct biological and behavioral response - Bandinelli LP, Levandowski ML, Grassi-Oliveira R.
Stress and cancer are two complex situations involving different biological and psychological mechanisms. Their relationship have long been studied, and there is evidence of the impact stress has on both, development and disease progression. Furthermore, e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical Marijuana Won't Help Most Sick Kids
MONDAY, Oct. 23, 2017 -- Medical marijuana appears to hold only limited promise for sick children and teenagers, a new review suggests. It can help kids fighting cancer with chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting, and it can control seizures... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Review study finds limited data on medical cannabis use in children
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A systematic review of published studies on the use of medical cannabis in children and adolescents finds a notable lack of studies and a minimal number of the randomized, controlled trials needed to confirm the effectiveness of a treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Resilience intervention improves well-being in young patients with cancer
(American Society of Clinical Oncology) A new randomized clinical trial of a pilot program found that a brief in-person intervention can improve psychosocial health in a particularly vulnerable population -- adolescents and young adults living with cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Childhood obesity soars worldwide
Conclusion This is a huge report with data from around the world. It found that, while obesity among children has clearly increased globally, the picture is variable from one country or region to another. It's encouraging that the report found obesity levels among countries such as the UK are levelling off. However, that still leaves millions of children obese or overweight, which could put their health at risk in years to come. More needs to be done to reduce those numbers. More urgent is the situation in countries that have seen a rapid rise in childhood obesity that shows no sign of slowing. It is also important not to ...
Source: NHS News Feed - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity Source Type: news

64th session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean concludes in Pakistan
12 October 2017, Islamabad, Pakistan – Members of WHO’s Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean today concluded their 64th Session, endorsing a number of resolutions that will have a positive impact on the health of populations in countries of the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Among the topics discussed were cancer, climate change, the health of adolescents and antimicrobial resistance. Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide and estimates indicate that by 2030 the Region will have the highest increase in cancer burden among all six WHO regions. In its final resolutions, the Regio...
Source: WHO EMRO News - October 12, 2017 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Friends 'just keep swimming,' despite blindness and bone cancer
Two teenagers swim together and support each other as one faces progressive blindness and the other fights bone cancer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Friends 'just keep swimming' despite blindness and bone cancer
Two teenagers swim together and support each other as they face progressive blindness and bone cancer, respectively. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Friends "Just Keep Swimming" despite blindness and bone cancer
Two teenagers swim together and support each other as one faces progressive blindness and the other fights bone cancer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Sperm banking is underutilized by adolescent and young adult cancer patients
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital found meeting with fertility specialists and parental recommendations play key roles in decisions at-risk male cancer patients make about fertility preservation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Inhibition of the oncogenic fusion protein EWS-FLI1 causes G2-M cell cycle arrest and enhanced vincristine sensitivity in Ewings sarcoma
Ewing’s sarcoma (ES) is a rare and highly malignant cancer that grows in the bones or surrounding tissues mostly affecting adolescents and young adults. A chimeric fusion between the RNA binding protein EWS and the ETS family transcription factor FLI1 (EWS-FLI1), which is generated from a chromosomal translocation, is implicated in driving most ES cases by modulation of transcription and alternative splicing. The small-molecule YK-4-279 inhibits EWS-FLI1 function and induces apoptosis in ES cells. We aimed to identify both the underlying mechanism of the drug and potential combination therapies that might enhance its...
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - October 3, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Zöllner, S. K., Selvanathan, S. P., Graham, G. T., Commins, R. M. T., Hong, S. H., Moseley, E., Parks, S., Haladyna, J. N., Erkizan, H. V., Dirksen, U., Hogarty, M. D., Üren, A., Toretsky, J. A. Tags: STKE Research Articles Source Type: news

Adolescent and Midlife Diet and Pancreatic Cancer Risk Adolescent and Midlife Diet and Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Might dietary factors present during adolescence and midlife play a significant role in increasing the risk of pancreatic cancer?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

6 Surprising Things That May Improve Breast Cancer Treatment
Being diagnosed with breast cancer can make a person feel powerless, but there are some things women can do to potentially improve how they feel throughout the process. Here are some strategies recommended by experts—and others that are still being explored—which may help improve the effectiveness and symptoms of treatment. Physical activity “Exercise is one of the best things women can do for themselves,” says Dr. Ann Partridge, director of the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. “It doesn’t mean marathons or hot yoga, but walking three to five ti...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Breast Cancer breast cancer symptoms breast cancer treatment Exercise Meditation Nutrition TIME Health Breast Cancer yoga yoga cancer patients Source Type: news

Cancer industry frustrated that children treated with chemotherapy aren't getting enough HPV vaccines
(Natural News) The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the panel that makes vaccine policy recommendations for the mainstream medical community, has for several years now been pushing for the routine HPV vaccination of young boys and girls. Their recommendation has also been endorsed by many other health organizations. Along with the rest of the adolescent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Julia Fulmer's story: Beating cancer like a rock star
Cancer is something no teenager should ever have to go through, but a teen from South Carolina proves that with a smile on her face she could overcome cancer and all the debilitating side effects it threw at her like a rock star. https://youtu.be/a2DrzXCzItQ Watch: Julia Fulmer's story Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (5:27) is in [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 21, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pediatric firearm deaths and injuries in the United States - McBride DL.
Guns are the third leading cause of death of those aged 1 to 17years, outpaced only by unintentional injuries such as car crashes and drowning, and illnesses like cancer according to a new federal study. The new study, which has been called the most compre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment, psychological resources, and depressive symptoms in women with breast cancer - Kuhlman KR, Boyle CC, Irwin MR, Ganz PA, Crespi CM, Asher A, Petersen L, Bower JE.
Childhood maltreatment is associated with elevated risk for depression across the human lifespan. Identifying the pathways through which childhood maltreatment relates to depressive symptoms may elucidate intervention targets that have the potential to red... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA approves breakthrough CAR-T therapy for leukemia
With FDA approval, breakthrough CAR-T therapy for cancer becomes the first approved gene therapy treatment in the U.S. It reprograms the body's own immune system to attack a deadly type of blood cancer and has been effective in treating children and young adults with leukemia. Cancer expert Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss who's eligible and the risks of treatment. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Therapy Using Patient ’ s Own Cells To Fight Cancer Cells
BOSTON (CBS) — The Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital will work to fight cancer in a new way thanks to a new treatment approved by the FDA. CAR-T therapy is for kids and young adults with relapsed and refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). “It’s really an entirely new type of therapy, an entirely new way to fight cancer,” said Dr. Lewis Silverman, the Clinical Director of the Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies Center. Chemotherapy drugs attack dividing cells but are not specific to cancer cells, unlike this new treatment, according to Silverman. “It&...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Boston Children's Hospital Dana Farber Cancer Institute Juli McDonald Leukemia Source Type: news

HealthWatch: A New Gene Therapy For Leukemia; A Study On Carbohydrates
This study does not mean you can now eat a ton of butter and steak without worry, but you probably don’t need to feel guilty about eating some fat. In terms of carbohydrates, the study did not distinguish between refined carbs and complex carbs, so further study is needed. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Cancer Research Dr. Mallika Marshall Leukemia Source Type: news

FDA Approves First-of-Its-Kind Cancer Treatment
The FDA has approved a first-of-its-kind treatment, called CAR T-cell therapy, to treat a type of leukemia in children and young adults. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pioneering new nurse service for young cancer patients
A charity is working with health boards in Scotland to recruit specialist nurses for a new outreach service designed to ensure all teenagers and young adults with cancer get help and support. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Nivolumab Approved for MSI-H, dMMR Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
The FDA has granted accelerated approval to nivolumab for use in adult and adolescent patients with MSI-H or dMMR metastatic colorectal cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Tags: Colorectal Cancer News Pediatric Cancers Source Type: news

Important to communicate cancer prevention message to young adults to reduce risks later in life
(Elsevier) The latest estimates suggest that, by 2020, more than 1.9 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer each year. In a special supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, a noted group of experts examines the evidence linking factors in early adulthood (18 to 44 years of age) to subsequent cancer risk and presents opportunities for putting that evidence into public health practice in order to help individuals reduce cancer risk later in life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: August 11, 2017
[Image from unsplash.com]From Xtant Medical’s 510(k) extension to Varian Medical’s distribution deal, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth a mention. 1. FDA extends Xtant Medical’s 510(k) for Calix C spinal implant Xtant Medical announced in an Aug. 9 press release that the FDA has cleared its product line extensions for the Calix-C cervical inter body cages. The clearance allows for two larger footprints to be added for use with allograft. The Calix-C Cervical Interbody Spacer is designed for spinal fusion procedures at level one in patients who are skeletally m...
Source: Mass Device - August 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Spinal Surgical Apifix Cardiac Science Hip Innovation Life Spine Inc. MedTech Pentax Medical Varian Medical Systems Xtant M Source Type: news

What Happens When A Teenage Boy Has Breast Surgery
A brush with breast cancer reveals the strength of the masculine ideal. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kent mother-of-two develops vulval cancer
Clare Baumhauer, 44, from Erith, Kent, had itchy genitals since she was a teenager - but was told it was just thrush, herpes or cystitis. She was shocked to find out she had vulval cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adult colorectal cancer risk tied to weight as a teen
(Reuters Health) - Being overweight or obese as a teenager may increase a person ’s risk of developing colorectal cancer as an adult, suggests a large Israeli study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Overweight at 17? Your Colon Cancer Risk Rises
Teens who were overweight were at significantly increased risk for developing colon cancer as adults. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Colon and Colorectal Cancer Weight Teenagers and Adolescence Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Dean on Chronic Disease / Pediatrics
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 27, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Many With Cancer Hospitalized, Undergo Imaging at End of Life
Among young adults not enrolled in hospice, opioid use in the last 30 days of life decreased over time (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 26, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Obese teenagers are up to 71% more likely to get cancer
Researchers from the Rabin Medical Center and the Tel Aviv University found that adolescent women who are obese double their risk of developing rectal cancer in later life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH trial to test targeted drugs in childhood cancers
Nationwide trial to explore targeted therapies for children and adolescents with solid tumors. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - July 24, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Adolescent obesity may increase colon cancer risk in adulthood
A new study, published inCancer, has reported a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon cancer in adulthood.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH trial to test targeted drugs in childhood cancers
(NIH/National Cancer Institute) Investigators at the National Cancer Institute and the Children's Oncology Group announce the opening of enrollment for NCI-COG Pediatric MATCH, a unique precision medicine clinical trial to explore whether targeted therapies can be effective for children and adolescents with solid tumors that harbor specific genetic mutations and have progressed during or after standard therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young adult cancer survivors struggle to get back to normal
(University of Michigan) Cancer survivors often talk about wanting to get back to normal, but a new study indicates many young adults who survived the disease struggle with attaining this goal two years after their initial diagnosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HPV vaccine: anger over decision not to extend NHS scheme to boys
Health bodies condemn panel ’s conclusion that more jabs against cancer-causing infection are unlikely to be cost-effectiveA decision not to vaccinate boys against a cancer-causing sexually transmitted infection has been condemned by health bodies and campaigners.The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), which has been reviewing the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination programme, concluded that it was “highly unlikely to be cost-effective” to extend the scheme to include adolescent boys as well as girls.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 19, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Slawson Tags: HPV vaccine Vaccines and immunisation Sexual health NHS Cancer Society Children UK news Medical research Source Type: news

HPV jabs for boys 'highly unlikely to be cost-effective' say DH advisers
DH advisers reviewing the HPV vaccination programme have concluded it is 'highly unlikely to be cost-effective' to extend the scheme to include adolescent boys as well as girls. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Cancer Source Type: news

How Common Are STIs?
Discussion Of the 30 different microbes which can be transmitted by sexual contact, 8 have the greatest incidence of transmitting disease. Four are curable (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis and Trichomoniasis) and 4 are incurable at present (Hepatitis B, Herpes simplex virus (HSV), Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Human papillomavirus (HPV)). Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are important as they can cause: Increased rates of acquisition of other STIs (ie HSV and syphilis increase the rate of HIV infection acquisition) Pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility Stillbirth and neonatal death Neonatal morbidity i...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 17, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: Diet's impact over time, social effects for young cancer patients
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss a new study on the benefits of a better diet over time, the social impact of cancer on adolescents and young adults and a new wearable technology that can translate motion into words. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Bucks biotech exec got terminal cancer. It shattered his preconceived ideas on care
'There are vaccines available now that weren ’t when I was a teenager.' (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 7, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Disparities in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer Disparities in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer
Unmet needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer may be contributing to poor outcomes.Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Some women in the UK still unaware of cervical screening
Conclusion This study presents interesting findings on the proportion of women who don't go for cervical screening tests, and the possible reasons for their non-attendance. Researchers found most non-participants were either unaware of screening or intended to go to screening but still failed to go. This was most common in single women aged 25-34. One point to note is that the data was collected through self-reported questionnaires, which carry the risk of inaccurate reporting because of the perceived social stigma around screening and the desire to give the "right" response. In the case of cervical cancer scre...
Source: NHS News Feed - June 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Source Type: news