Common Musculoskeletal Tumors of Childhood and Adolescence

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. Carola Arndt, a pediatric hematologist from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the May 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and reviews the diagnosis, prognosis, staging, multidisciplinary therapy, new directions in therapy,
and long-term complications of treatment for common childhood tumors. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00301-1/fulltext

Research Helping the Cancer Survivor

submitted by: mdanderson
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is leading the way in new research initiatives addressing issues faced by cancer survivors. Guadalupe Palos, M.S.W., Dr.P.H., Manager of the Office of Cancer Survivorship at MD Anderson, explains the importance of funding cancer survivor research and discusses current studies investigating ways to reduce treatment side effects. Jason Cox is a childhood cancer survivor of rhabdomyosarcoma and is now a successful attorney. Cox discusses his...