Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
- Prevention of bacterial infection in pediatric oncology: what do we know, what can we learn?Sarah Alexander
Division of Hematology Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:16-20. 2012..This paper will review the current literature on the use and risks of antimicrobial prophylaxis as well as non-pharmacological methods for infection prevention and will address areas in need of further research...
- Rituximab and desensitization for a patient with severe factor IX deficiency, inhibitors, and history of anaphylaxisSarah Alexander
Division of Paediatric Haematology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:93-5. 2008..A second course of rituximab was given 13 months later for worsening FIX kinetics again with an excellent response and without evidence of adverse effects...
- Quality of life during active treatment for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemiaLillian Sung
Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Int J Cancer 128:1213-20. 2011..Age and gender predicted QoL in high-risk ALL, whereas socioeconomics predicted QoL in standard-risk ALL. Future efforts should focus on longitudinal studies that describe QoL over time within individual patients...
- Attitudes toward infection prophylaxis in pediatric oncology: a qualitative approachCaroline Diorio
Program in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PLoS ONE 7:e47815. 2012..The purpose of this report was to describe the attitudes of parents, children and healthcare professionals to infection prophylaxis in pediatric oncology...
- Moving toward quality palliative cancer care: parent and clinician perspectives on gaps between what matters and what is accessibleAlisha Kassam
Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Oncol 31:910-5. 2013..We aimed to determine which elements of palliative care are considered important according to bereaved parents and pediatric oncology clinicians and to determine accessibility of these elements...