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Cover Story - Michael Stevens: curing the whole child

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When paediatric oncologist Michael Stevens talks ‘grades' with parents, he is as likely to be discussing their child's schooling as their cancer. If young patients are to have a future, you must look at their life as a whole, he says. He wants greater support for survivors and more research to predict which patients can safely be spared the most aggressive protocols.

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Cover Story - Ruth Ladenstein: raising standards of care for our young patients

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Paediatric oncologists have a well-deserved reputation for collaborating and treating patients within trial protocols, but there are limits to what they can achieve alone.

Impact Factor - Diabetes risk after radiation – not out of the woods

A retrospective cohort study has shown that pancreatic radiation is a risk factor for diabetes in survivors of paediatric cancer. This validates and refines prior epidemiological observations of diabetes after radiation to the abdomen and total-body irradiation, and will result inmodification of surveillance recommendations in national survivor guidelines.