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Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

The SCCSS is designed to investigate which long-term effects childhood cancer and its treatment have on survivors, and includes those who were under 21 when they were diagnosed. The SCCSS explores childhood cancer survivors' quality of life, the health care received by childhood cancer survivors during follow-up care, the effects of medication, somatic and psychosocial health issues, how childhood cancer survivors take care of their own health, and also collects demographic det...

Lethal Congenital Malformations: Palliative Therapy From An Islamic Point of View

To prove that palliative therapy can be practised for congenital lethal malformations within the Islamic Code of Ethics. After defining lethal malformation no respiratory support is offered and newborns are provided with compassionate care.

Decipher Lethal Prostate Cancer Biology - Urine Metabolomics

Through a better understanding of the biology of significant (lethal) prostate cancer, we hope to develop new markers/targets from urine metabolomics for more effective screening and prevention of significant prostate cancer. In the meantime, with these new markers we may substantially reduce overtreatment of insignificant PC.

Epigenetic and Metabolomic Changes in Childhood Cancer Survivors

The purpose of this research study is to try and identify markers in childhood cancer survivors to help predict if they will develop late effects from their cancer treatment.

MyChoice: An Application of the TFEQ-R18v2

The goal of this research study is to learn more about eating practices of survivors of childhood Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors (including brain and spinal cord tumors). Recent research shows that childhood cancer survivors are experiencing many health issues months or even years after active cancer treatment (for example, irregular blood sugar levels, overweight/obesity, and heart disease). To address this growing concern, researchers at MD Anderson Children's Cancer H...

Urban Environmental Exposures and Childhood Cancer

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized that organophosphorus pesticides require close regulation and continued monitoring for human health effects and some (e.g chlorpyrifos) have been phased-out from the consumer market due to the special risk that it posed for children. There is growing evidence in support of the association between pesticide exposure and childhood leukemia. Studies of pesticides and their association with childhood cancer have been limited by stu...

Investigating the Needs of Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Unreported Experience

This feasibility study will determine the psychometric adequacy of a newly developed instrument - Needs Assessment Survey of Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors. Additionally the study will explore the feasibility of selected study methods -- sample selection, length of time to complete recruitment, and response rates - in order to inform a larger national periodic survey of adult survivors' health related needs

Enrollment on the Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN) of the Children's Oncology Group

Background: - The Children's Oncology Group has established a research network, the Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN), to collect information about children with cancer and other conditions that are benign but involve abnormal cell growth in order to help doctors and scientists better understand childhood cancer. The CCRN's goal is to collect clinical information about every child diagnosed with cancer and similar conditions in the United States and Canada, to all...

A Web-Based Physical Activity Intervention in Adolescent Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Five year survival following a diagnosis of childhood cancer has reached 83%, making long term health outcomes among survivors an important concern. The growing population of survivors is at an increased risk of physical inactivity and associated adverse health outcomes. Regular physical activity is associated with better cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health. Despite the known benefits of physical activity, nearly half of all childhood cancer survivors do not meet recomme...

Carotid Artery Disease in Childhood Cancer Survivors

The goal of this clinical research study is to find out if long-term survivors of childhood head or neck cancer, who received radiation therapy as part of the overall treatment plan, are at increased risk of thickening or blockage of the carotid arteries (the major blood vessels in the neck). Researchers also want to find out if other medical conditions, such as high blood sugar, high blood cholesterol, or history of tobacco use may contribute to the thickening or blocka...

Efficacy of Intrarectal Versus Intravenous Quinine for the Treatment of Childhood Cerebral Malaria

Cerebral malaria is the most lethal complication of P.falciparum infection with a mortality rate between 5 and 40%. Intravenous quinine remains the recommended treatment for cerebral malaria. However its administration is often not feasible due to lack of simple equipment or trained staff. When referral is not possible, a viable alternative is needed. The intrarectal route is of interest in children since it is painless and simple. Studies of the efficacy of intrarectal quinine...

Inattention in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Specific Aim 1: To assess the feasibility and acceptability of a home-based, computerized cognitive training program with survivors of central nervous system-impacting pediatric cancer (e.g. acute lymphoblastic leukemia, brain tumors). Specific Aim 2: To estimate the effect size of this cognitive training program on measures of attention and working memory in survivors of childhood cancer in order to determine whether a larger-scale clinical trial is warranted.

Assessing the Acceptability of the Use of a Mobile Health App Among Young Adult Female Survivors of Childhood Cancer

The purpose of this research study is to understand if a mobile app is useful to assist young adult female survivors of childhood cancer in the self-management of survivorship-related needs.

Prospective Trial of Vaccine Responses in Childhood Cancer Survivors

This study will look at your body's response to the new immunizations. We want to see how well they will protect you. Immunization is the same as vaccination. Our goal is to protect you as much as we can. We do not want you to have the measles, mumps, or whooping cough. We are doing the study because there is no standard way to re-immunize people after cancer treatments.

Study of Late-Occurring Complications in Childhood Cancer Survivors

RATIONALE: A patient's genes may affect the risk of developing complications, such as congestive heart failure, heart attack, stroke, and second cancer, years after undergoing cancer treatment. Genetic studies may help doctors identify survivors of childhood cancer who are more likely to develop late complications. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying cancer survivors to identify those who are at increased risk of developing late-occurring complications after undergoing tr...

Effects of Fetal, Infant, and Early Childhood Exposures on Adult Cancer Risk in Women

RATIONALE: Gathering information about pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood exposures may help doctors identify cancer risk factors, and may help the study of cancer. PURPOSE: This natural history study is looking at the effects of fetal, infant, and early childhood exposures on adult cancer risk in women.

The Impact of Cancer on the Physical and Psychosocial Well-being Among Childhood Osteosarcoma Survivors

The aim of the study is to examine the impact of cancer and treatment-related effects on the physical and psychosocial well-being and quality of life among Hong Kong Chinese survivors of childhood osteosarcoma.

Study of Metabolic Syndrome in Survivors of Childhood Cancer and in Their Healthy Sisters and Brothers

RATIONALE: Gathering information about how often metabolic syndrome occurs in young survivors of childhood cancer may help doctors learn more about the disease. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying metabolic syndrome in survivors of childhood cancer and in their healthy sisters and brothers.

LIFE Cancer Survivorship Database for Pediatric Cancer

The purpose of this study is to develop a mechanism for utilizing the comprehensive clinical database of childhood cancer survivors at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) for research purposes. Using clinical information obtained from follow-up visits of childhood cancer survivors, the database will focus on interventions to improve health status and health-related quality of life in childhood cancer survivors. This study allows for establishment and analyses of a research da...

Comparing the Impact of Cancer on Quality of Life Between Survivors of Childhood Solid Tumors and Leukemia

The aim of the study is to examine the impact of cancer and treatment-related effects on the physical and psychosocial well-being and quality of life among Hong Kong Chinese survivors of childhood solid tumors.

Childhood Obesity Prevention Program for Hispanics

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a culturally-appropriate childhood obesity intervention with Hispanic families. The program aims at preventing childhood obesity by targeting parents to address nutrition, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors in their children.

Vibration Intervention For Bone Enhancement In Childhood Cancer Survivors

Treatment for childhood cancer interferes with normal bone maturation such that maximal peak bone mass may never be attained by some survivors of childhood cancer.In childhood cancer survivors, a randomized trial evaluating the effectiveness of vitamin D and calcium supplementation among ALL survivors is currently underway; however, few other interventions have been offered for this at risk population. Recent evidence demonstrates that low magnitude; high frequency mechanical s...

Detection of MicroRNA-25 in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer represents the most lethal of the common malignancies, with a 5-year survival rate of less than 5%. For patients who, when are diagnosed of pancreatic cancer, are eligible for potentially curative resection, the mortality and morbidity rates after surgery can improve significantly, but who accounts for no more than 20% of all pancreatic patients. It is therefore an effective way to improve the treatment efficacy for pancreatic cancer by discovering novel detec...

Childhood Cancer and Plexiform Neurofibroma Tissue Microarray for Molecular Target Screening and Clinical Drug Development

This study will construct tissue microarrays (TMAs) pertaining to childhood cancer. TMA technology is a recently developed one that allows for evaluating hundreds of tissue samples simultaneously on the DNA, RNA, and protein levels. The goal is to identify a potential molecular signature. Cancer drug discovery is currently focused on identifying drugs targeted at the molecular level. Such drugs would be more selective and specific for proteins and signaling pathways that are di...

Pelvic Exenteration for Gynecologic Malignancy

The goal of this study is to learn if certain characteristics of gynecological cancer can help researchers predict how well a patient recovers from pelvic exenteration surgery. Researchers will compare the types of surgery completed and procedures used to find out which are most effective and safe. Researchers will also study how this surgery affects your quality of life.

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