Continuous glucose monitoring offers many benefits to the families of young children with type 1 diabetes but also a number of challenges that cannot always be overcome, show results of a qualitative analysis conducted in the USA.
Jonathan Santoro summarises their research evaluating disability distribution in paediatric-onset multiple sclerosis using a novel scoring model, and discusses the implications for the care of patients (4:31).
Early findings point to the antitumor efficacy of the next-generation TRK inhibitor LOXO-195 in patients with NTRK fusion-positive cancers and NTRK resistance mutations acquired during treatment with first-generation agents.
Levofloxacin prophylaxis significantly reduces the risk for bacteremia among children receiving intensive chemotherapy for acute leukemia, but not among those undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, study data show.
A significant overall survival benefit with the use of maintenance chemotherapy has been demonstrated by the RMS2005 trial of children who have completed standard treatment for high-risk, nonmetastatic rhabdomyosarcoma.
The addition of nelarabine and an escalating dose of methotrexate to a standard chemotherapy regimen has achieved the best ever survival outcomes for children and young adults with a new diagnosis of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia who are at risk for recurrence, researchers say.