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Focal 22q11.22 Deletions Associated With Poor Outcomes in Pediatric B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia With IKZF1 Alterations
September 08, 2021

A recent study provides evidence showing that focal 22q11.22 deletions may be correlated with poor outcomes in patients with pediatric B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia with alterations in IKZF1.

Vincristine/Dexamethasone Pulse Therapy May be Omitted After 1 Year of Treatment in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
September 03, 2021

Pediatric patients with low-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia may be able to omit treatment with vincristine and dexamethasone pulse therapy after the first year of treatment.

Study on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pediatric Cancer Identify Difference in Risk Between Patient Subgroups
July 30, 2021

Racial and ethnic disparities in incidence and risk of childhood cancer have been identified across a number of malignancies.