Author | David G. Poplack, MD

Articles

Improving Childhood Cancer Survivor Care Through Web-Based Platforms

January 15, 2018

Here, we review the barriers to adherence, including those unique to childhood cancer survivors, and the rationale for distribution of a survivorship care plan. We also discuss advantages and potential limitations of delivering survivorship care plans via web-based platforms, and describe the unique features of one of these platforms, Passport for Care.

Management Strategies in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

April 15, 2011

This review will cover the key elements of modern acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment regimens, focusing primarily on front-line treatment and concluding with a brief discussion of the management of relapsed disease.

What Is the Optimal Therapy for Childhood AML?

August 01, 2002

Improvement in pediatric acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) over the past 30 years has been only modest. Although rates of complete remission induction have climbed steadily to 85% or 90%, cure rates remain in the 50% to 60% range. These figures may inspire envy from medical oncologists treating adults with AML, but they lag far behind the successes in treating pediatric acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL).