August 2018

CareMore's Togetherness Program Addresses a Symptom of Living With Chronic Illness: Loneliness

August 15, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

CareMore's program is a first-in-industry approach to targeting loneliness as a health condition that can be diagnosed and treated through community-based interventions and close engagement with patients.

A Family's Search for Better Treatment, Survival From Pediatric Brain Tumors

August 15, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

Thea Danze lights up the room wherever she goes; she loves space and music and fire trucks. Since 2012, she has been the namesake and spokesperson for a foundation created to raise funds and awareness about pediatric brain tumors. Called Thea’s Star of Hope, the foundation supports development of therapies that will treat brain tumors without the toxic adverse effects that Thea has endured.

Survivorship Care in AYA Patients: Battling the Loss to Follow-up

August 16, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

For insights on this issue, Evidence-Based Oncology™ spoke with Lynda Kwon Beaupin, MD, a pediatric hematologist-oncologist who recently became the director of CanSurvive, the pediatric cancer survivorship program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. Beaupin and her colleagues in the Consortium of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Centers, which includes oncologists from major cancer centers including Johns Hopkins, are working to address the nuances that come with treating adolescent and young adult cancer patients and looking for ways to increase their quality of life.