Sarah Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc 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
  2. doi Rituximab and desensitization for a patient with severe factor IX deficiency, inhibitors, and history of anaphylaxis
    Sarah Alexander
    Division of Paediatric Haematology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:93-5. 2008
  3. ncbi Parent and clinician preferences for location of end-of-life care: home, hospital or freestanding hospice?
    Alisha Kassam
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:859-64. 2014
  4. doi Quality of life during active treatment for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Lillian 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
  5. pmc Attitudes toward infection prophylaxis in pediatric oncology: a qualitative approach
    Caroline Diorio
    Program in Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e47815. 2012
  6. ncbi Moving toward quality palliative cancer care: parent and clinician perspectives on gaps between what matters and what is accessible
    Alisha Kassam
    Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 31:910-5. 2013
  7. ncbi The risk of traumatic lumbar punctures in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Furqan Shaikh
    Division of Haematology Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:1482-9. 2014
  8. doi Methylnaltrexone for opioid-induced constipation in pediatric oncology patients
    Amelia Rodrigues
    Department of Pharmacy, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1667-70. 2013

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Publications8

  1. pmc 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...
  2. doi Rituximab and desensitization for a patient with severe factor IX deficiency, inhibitors, and history of anaphylaxis
    Sarah 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...
  3. ncbi Parent and clinician preferences for location of end-of-life care: home, hospital or freestanding hospice?
    Alisha Kassam
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Division of Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:859-64. 2014
    ..However, access to these options varies greatly depending on geographical location. We aimed to determine bereaved parent and clinician preferences for location to EOL care and death...
  4. doi Quality of life during active treatment for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Lillian 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...
  5. pmc Attitudes toward infection prophylaxis in pediatric oncology: a qualitative approach
    Caroline 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...
  6. ncbi Moving toward quality palliative cancer care: parent and clinician perspectives on gaps between what matters and what is accessible
    Alisha 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...
  7. ncbi The risk of traumatic lumbar punctures in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
    Furqan Shaikh
    Division of Haematology Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:1482-9. 2014
    ..Traumatic lumbar punctures with blasts (TLP+) in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) obscure central nervous system status and are associated with a poorer event-free survival (EFS)...
  8. doi Methylnaltrexone for opioid-induced constipation in pediatric oncology patients
    Amelia Rodrigues
    Department of Pharmacy, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1667-70. 2013
    ..Published literature on the use of methylnaltrexone in children is very limited. This retrospective review describes the effectiveness and safety of methylnaltrexone for opioid-induced constipation in pediatric oncology patients...