Childhood cancer diagnosis not delayed in Canada during the pandemic, study says

During the first 9 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers did not find a significant difference in the number of new cancer diagnoses in Canadian children compared with before the…

Anti Obesity Day: Diabetes to cancer, obese people are at risk of these diseases | Health

Anti Obesity Day: Obesity or accumulation of excessive fat in body has become a major health concern across the globe. The pandemic-induced lockdowns seem to have increased the risk of…

Childhood cancer patients left infertile by treatment could soon be able to father children

Childhood cancer patients left infertile by treatment could soon be able to father children Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal…

Radiation therapy puts childhood cancer survivors at higher risk of cardiometabolic disease

Decades after battling childhood cancer, survivors often face a new challenge: cardiometabolic disease. A spectrum of conditions that includes coronary heart disease and diabetes, cardiometabolic disease typically impacts people who…

Most pediatric cancer patients have mild COVID-19 and make full recovery

Most children and adolescents with cancer have mild COVID-19 disease and make a full recovery, a new study has found. But pediatric cancer patients with underlying health conditions, severe infections…

Study shows how whole genome sequencing could benefit children with cancer

Unravelling the entire genetic code for each child who has been diagnosed with cancer can give a more accurate diagnosis or reveal new treatment options, according to research presented at…

Making Strides: Woman shares journey of being pregnant while battling breast cancer

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Stephanie Anderton and her husband Craig were looking forward to the birth of their first child in 2008 when she received the devastating diagnosis of having breast…

Ovarian cancer and pregnancy: What to know

Tumors and masses on the ovaries are relatively common during pregnancy. However, if a doctor locates an ovarian tumor during pregnancy, it is rarely cancerous. Ovarian cancer during pregnancy is…

Woman learns breast cancer returned while pregnant – WSOC TV

CHARLOTTE — Cancer survivor Shavonda Courts, 36, and her two-year-old daughter had a dream that came true, a trip to Disney World. “It was breathtaking, honestly,” Courts said. “I am…

Many long-term survivors of childhood cancer may face elevated suicide risk

Survivors of childhood cancer have increased risks of experiencing various challenges, such as emotional distress, impaired quality of life, and financial burdens. A new study indicates that many long-term survivors…