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The Evolution and Improvements in Pediatric Oncology (S5:E36)

Thousands of patients and families receive a devastating pediatric cancer diagnosis each year. For these families, finding the most current and effective treatment options possible is critical. Thanks to innovation in treatment options for pediatric cancers, survival rates have improved dramatically over the past several decades.

Listen to pediatric experts discuss pediatric oncology

In this episode, Adam Green, MD, and Kelly Faulk, MD, join us to discuss treatment options, clinical trials and the disparities and equity in pediatric oncology.

Dr. Green and Dr. Faulk are members of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders team at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

In this episode, our experts discuss:

  • Most common childhood cancers and associated treatments
  • Improvements and discoveries in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Evolution of risk-adapted care
  • Eligibility and frequency of enrolling children in clinical trials
  • Barriers to receiving care and challenges in health equity

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Our renowned team at The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders provides world-class care and cutting-edge treatments to thousands of children fighting cancer and blood disorders. Our doctors and scientists also work to find pioneering new therapies and cures through groundbreaking research.

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