MELISSA M contact HUDSON

Summary

Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical ascertainment of health outcomes among adults treated for childhood cancer
    Melissa M Hudson
    Division of Cancer Survivorship, Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    JAMA 309:2371-81. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Secondary colorectal carcinoma after childhood cancer
    Kerri Nottage
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2552-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Late mortality of long-term survivors of childhood cancer
    M M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, The University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Medicine 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:2205-13. 1997
  4. doi request reprint Education and health promotion in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Clinical Oncology and Division of Cancer Survivorship, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, The University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1105-8. 2008
  5. pmc High-risk populations identified in Childhood Cancer Survivor Study investigations: implications for risk-based surveillance
    Melissa M Hudson
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2405-14. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-risk behaviors and health promotion in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Cancer 107:1695-701. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk-adapted, combined-modality therapy with VAMP/COP and response-based, involved-field radiation for unfavorable pediatric Hodgkin's disease
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Radiological Sciences and Biostatistics, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4541-50. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Achieving cure for early stage pediatric Hodgkin disease with minimal morbidity: are we there yet?
    Melissa M Hudson
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:122-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A model of care for childhood cancer survivors that facilitates research
    Melissa M Hudson
    After Completion of Therapy ACT Clinic, Department of Hematology Oncology and Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis TN, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 21:170-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint PET imaging in pediatric Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 34:190-8. 2004

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Publications87

  1. pmc Clinical ascertainment of health outcomes among adults treated for childhood cancer
    Melissa M Hudson
    Division of Cancer Survivorship, Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    JAMA 309:2371-81. 2013
    ..A large population of survivors has not been evaluated using a comprehensive systematic clinical assessment to determine the prevalence of chronic health conditions...
  2. doi request reprint Secondary colorectal carcinoma after childhood cancer
    Kerri Nottage
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:2552-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to quantify the long-term risk of secondary CRC and identify treatment-related risk factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Late mortality of long-term survivors of childhood cancer
    M M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, The University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Medicine 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:2205-13. 1997
    ..To determine the frequency and patterns of late mortality among long-term survivors of childhood cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Education and health promotion in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Clinical Oncology and Division of Cancer Survivorship, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, The University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1105-8. 2008
    ..To effectively integrate lifestyle interventions into pediatric oncology care, prioritization and funding of health promotion research efforts must be comparable to that of disease control in frontline cancer trials...
  5. pmc High-risk populations identified in Childhood Cancer Survivor Study investigations: implications for risk-based surveillance
    Melissa M Hudson
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2405-14. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Health-risk behaviors and health promotion in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Cancer 107:1695-701. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk-adapted, combined-modality therapy with VAMP/COP and response-based, involved-field radiation for unfavorable pediatric Hodgkin's disease
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Radiological Sciences and Biostatistics, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4541-50. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Achieving cure for early stage pediatric Hodgkin disease with minimal morbidity: are we there yet?
    Melissa M Hudson
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:122-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A model of care for childhood cancer survivors that facilitates research
    Melissa M Hudson
    After Completion of Therapy ACT Clinic, Department of Hematology Oncology and Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis TN, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 21:170-4. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint PET imaging in pediatric Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 34:190-8. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Anthracycline cardiotoxicity in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: The light is not at the end of the tunnel
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Survivorship, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, The University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:649-50. 2007
  12. doi request reprint Survivors of childhood cancer: coming of age
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Pediatrics, LeBonheur Children s Medical Center, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 50 North Dunlap, Room 306 307, TN 38103, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:211-31, v-vi. 2008
    ..This article addresses the scope of long-term health effects after pediatric cancer, the challenges in coordinating long-term survivor care, and health screening guideline resources available to facilitate survivor care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased mortality after successful treatment for Hodgkin's disease
    M M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 16:3592-600. 1998
    ..To determine the impact of treatment toxicity on long-term survival in pediatric Hodgkin's disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Multi-component behavioral intervention to promote health protective behaviors in childhood cancer survivors: the protect study
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Med Pediatr Oncol 39:2-1; discussion 2. 2002
    ..We initiated a controlled prospective trial to determine if a multi-component behavioral intervention could induce change in childhood cancer survivors' health knowledge, health perceptions, and practice of health-protective behaviors...
  15. pmc Lessons from the past: opportunities to improve childhood cancer survivor care through outcomes investigations of historical therapeutic approaches for pediatric hematological malignancies
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:334-43. 2012
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  16. pmc Impact of survivorship-based research on defining clinical care guidelines
    Melissa M Hudson
    Cancer Survivorship Division, Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2085-92. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc Prospective medical assessment of adults surviving childhood cancer: study design, cohort characteristics, and feasibility of the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Survivorship, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:825-36. 2011
    ..Jude Children's Research Hospital (SJCRH) is establishing a lifetime cohort of survivors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive evaluation of late anthracycline cardiac toxicity in childhood cancer survivors
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, The University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3635-43. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to delineate the relationship between clinical factors and abnormalities of noninvasive cardiac testing (NICT)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health status of adult long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis 38105, USA
    JAMA 290:1583-92. 2003
    ..Adult survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for medical and psychosocial sequelae that may adversely affect their health status...
  20. ncbi request reprint A model for care across the cancer continuum
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 322 North Lauderdale, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 104:2638-42. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of treatment outcomes of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma in two US centers and a center in Recife, Brazil
    Saunders C Hsu
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:139-44. 2007
    ..Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) has a cure rate of more than 80% in high-income countries (HIC). However, more than 80% of the world's children live in low-income countries (LIC), where the cure rate is often much lower...
  22. ncbi request reprint Minority adult survivors of childhood cancer: a comparison of long-term outcomes, health care utilization, and health-related behaviors from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Sharon M Castellino
    Department of Pediatrics, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6499-507. 2005
    ..To determine the influence of race/ethnicity on outcomes in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Stroke as a late treatment effect of Hodgkin's Disease: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel C Bowers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9063, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6508-15. 2005
    ..The objectives of this report are to examine the incidence of and risk factors for stroke among childhood Hodgkin's disease (HD) survivors...
  24. pmc Breast cancer surveillance practices among women previously treated with chest radiation for a childhood cancer
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 301:404-14. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Monitoring for cardiovascular disease in survivors of childhood cancer: report from the Cardiovascular Disease Task Force of the Children's Oncology Group
    Sadhna M Shankar
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6310, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e387-96. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Physical impairment and social adaptation in adult survivors of childhood and adolescent rhabdomyosarcoma: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study
    Judith A Punyko
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Psychooncology 16:26-37. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Chronic health conditions in adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1572-82. 2006
    ..Only a few small studies have assessed the long-term morbidity that follows the treatment of childhood cancer. We determined the incidence and severity of chronic health conditions in adult survivors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Itraconazole-enhanced chemotherapy toxicity in a patient with Hodgkin lymphoma
    Hamid Bashir
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:33-5. 2006
    ..Appropriate care should be exercised when combining cancer chemotherapy with cytochrome P450 and P-glycoprotein inhibitors, such as itraconazole...
  29. doi request reprint Bone mineral density deficits in survivors of childhood cancer: long-term follow-up guidelines and review of the literature
    Karen Wasilewski-Masker
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e705-13. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Thyroid carcinoma presenting in childhood or after treatment of childhood malignancies: An institutional experience and review of the literature
    Kenneth W Gow
    Department of Surgery, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1574-80. 2003
    ..Information about the presentations and outcomes of patients with STM are limited. The authors sought to compare the clinical characteristics, course, and outcomes of patients with primary or secondary thyroid malignancies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cisplatin-induced hypomagnesemia and cardiac dysrhythmia
    Hamid Bashir
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:867-9. 2007
    ..Magnesium deficit may increase myocardial electrical instability and thus, the risk of life-threatening arrhythmias and sudden death. Long-term serum electrolyte measurement and appropriate replacement of magnesium are recommended...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health status in long-term survivors of pediatric craniopharyngiomas
    Deborah B Crom
    After Completion of Therapy Clinic, Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 42:323-8; quiz 329-30. 2010
    ..Because of the broad spectrum or morbidities experienced, survivors of craniopharyngioma continue to benefit from multidisciplinary care...
  33. pmc Survival and long-term health and cognitive outcomes after low-grade glioma
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Neuro Oncol 13:223-34. 2011
    ..Survivors of childhood LGG experience substantial long-term adverse effects that continue to increase well beyond the 5-year survival time point...
  34. doi request reprint Supporting breast self-examination in female childhood cancer survivors: a secondary analysis of a behavioral intervention
    Cheryl L Cox
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:423-30. 2008
    ..To identify intervention targets that will increase the frequency of breast self-examination (BSE) in female survivors of childhood cancer...
  35. pmc Promoting physical activity in childhood cancer survivors: results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Cheryl L Cox
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 115:642-54. 2009
    ..The authors of this report sought to identify modifiable factors that influence survivors' participation in physical activity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Predicting and modifying substance use in childhood cancer survivors: application of a conceptual model
    Cheryl L Cox
    Division of Nursing Research, St Jude Children s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:51-60. 2006
    ..To identify factors that predict or modify substance use in childhood cancer survivors and to describe how a risk-counseling intervention reduced young survivors' substance use...
  37. doi request reprint Primary care management of the childhood cancer survivor
    Beth A Kurt
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr 152:458-66. 2008
  38. doi request reprint Effect of race on the outcome of pediatric patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Monika L Metzger
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:1282-8. 2008
    ..We examine the effects of race on clinical outcomes among children with Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) treated with contemporary therapy at a tertiary care children's hospital...
  39. doi request reprint Marriage, employment, and health insurance in adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Deborah B Crom
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale St, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:237-45. 2007
    ..Our aim was to identify factors associated with survivors' attainment of these outcomes...
  40. pmc Factors influencing long-term follow-up clinic attendance among survivors of childhood cancer
    James L Klosky
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:225-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to identify the demographic, medical, and logistic factors impacting clinic attendance and long-term follow-up care among survivors of childhood cancer...
  41. doi request reprint Reproductive outcomes for survivors of childhood cancer
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Survivorship, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1171-83. 2010
    ..The data presented should facilitate the delivery of preventive counseling and age- and sex-appropriate interventions to optimize reproductive outcomes in childhood cancer survivors...
  42. pmc Medical screening participation in the childhood cancer survivor study
    Cheryl L Cox
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale St, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:454-62. 2009
    ..We identified treatment, survivor, physician, and contextual factors that may influence survivor adherence to recommended echocardiography and bone densitometry screening...
  43. pmc Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma survivors at negligible risk for significant bone mineral density deficits
    Sue C Kaste
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:516-21. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) survivors would have bone mineral density (BMD) deficits compared to their peers because of osteotoxic chemotherapy during the time of greatest BMD accretion...
  44. pmc Physical performance limitations in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort
    Kirsten K Ness
    Departments of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, Oncology, and Radiologic Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:2382-9. 2009
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  45. pmc Human papillomavirus vaccination in survivors of childhood cancer
    James L Klosky
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, and Department of Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 115:5627-36. 2009
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  46. pmc Long-term outcomes among adult survivors of childhood central nervous system malignancies in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:946-58. 2009
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  47. doi request reprint Bone and [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography scanning for the assessment of osseous involvement in Hodgkin lymphoma in children and young adults
    Barry L Shulkin
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 50:1794-802. 2009
    ..In nine patients (19 scan pairs), both studies were negative. All osseous metastases identified on bone scan were present on PET. Many additional sites of bony involvement were identified on PET. The bone scan may be safely eliminated...
  48. pmc Hepato-biliary late effects in survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Sharon Castellino
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC27157, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:663-9. 2010
    ..As the population of survivors grow and age, vigilance for risks to hepatic health needs to continue based on specific exposures during curative cancer therapy...
  49. pmc Establishing the predictive validity of intentions to smoke among preadolescents and adolescents surviving cancer
    James L Klosky
    Departments of Behavioral Medicine and Oncology, St Jude Children sResearch Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:431-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the predictive validity of adolescent self-reported smoking intentions for later smoking among childhood cancer survivors...
  50. pmc Adolescent behavior and adult health status in childhood cancer survivors
    Kevin R Krull
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:210-7. 2010
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  51. ncbi request reprint Risk-based health monitoring of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Children's Oncology Group
    Susan B Nunez
    Department of Oncology, Division of Cancer Survivorship, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale Street, Mailstop 735, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 9:440-52. 2007
    ..The objective of this review is to familiarize readers with the diverse health risks experienced by childhood cancer survivors that stem from the heterogeneous therapeutic interventions required to achieve disease control...
  52. ncbi request reprint Emerging issues in smoking among adolescent and adult cancer survivors: a comprehensive review
    James L Klosky
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, and Department of Peidatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 110:2408-19. 2007
    ..Furthermore, efficacious cessation strategies have recently emerged from the smoking literature in healthy populations, and their application to oncology populations is discussed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Long-term health status among survivors of childhood cancer: does sex matter?
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4477-89. 2007
    ..With greater knowledge of sex-specific risks, the potential application of sex-specific therapy designed to avoid poor long-term adverse outcomes may become a viable strategy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Creating the basis for a breast health program for female survivors of Hodgkin disease using a participatory research approach
    Deborah B Crom
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:1131-41. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Late effects of pelvic rhabdomyosarcoma and its treatment in female survivors
    Sheri L Spunt
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7143-51. 2005
    ..To document the spectrum and severity of late effects in female survivors of pelvic rhabdomyosarcoma...
  56. ncbi request reprint Changes in bone mineral density in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Sue C Kaste
    Department of Radiological Sciences Division of Diagnostic Imaging, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:77-87. 2006
    ..There is little information about factors modulating bone mineral density (BMD) in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Adolescent survivors: a secondary analysis of a clinical trial targeting behavior change
    Cheryl L Cox
    Division of Nursing Research, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:144-54. 2005
    ..This secondary analysis re-evaluated a multi-component behavior-change intervention that had previously demonstrated no impact in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer...
  58. ncbi request reprint 18F-FDG-avid sites mimicking active disease in pediatric Hodgkin's
    Sue C Kaste
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 332 N Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 35:141-54. 2005
    ..It is essential for radiologists to be familiar with these findings in order to stage disease activity and therapeutic response accurately...
  59. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: results of Total Therapy Study XIIIB at St Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Ching Hon Pui
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Blood 104:2690-6. 2004
    ..01% or more at the end of the 6-week remission induction phase. Our results suggest the efficacy of early intensification of intrathecal chemotherapy and provide the basis for studies omitting cranial irradiation altogether...
  60. ncbi request reprint Differential attenuation of clavicle growth after asymmetric mantle radiotherapy
    Thomas E Merchant
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:556-61. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of 15 Gy on bone growth as a function of time and age by comparing clavicle length before and after asymmetric mantle irradiation in pediatric patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of chronic hepatitis C infection in survivors of childhood cancer: an update of the St Jude Children's Research Hospital hepatitis C seropositive cohort
    Sharon Castellino
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Blood 103:2460-6. 2004
    ..Six patients have died; 1 patient with decompensated cirrhosis died of variceal bleeding. Despite a young age at HCV infection, the progression of liver disease in childhood cancer survivors is comparable to that seen in adults...
  62. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of growth hormone replacement therapy in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Wing Leung
    After Completion of Therapy Program and the Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2959-64. 2002
    ..We investigated the adult height of patients who had received GH and estimated their risk of leukemia relapse or development of a second malignancy...
  63. ncbi request reprint Retention of survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a longitudinal study of bone mineral density
    Deborah B Crom
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Child Health Care 10:337-50. 2006
    ..Nurses need to be aware of the reasons that participants withdraw from clinical trials, as they are in a strategic position to encourage patients to participate in health promotion studies...
  64. ncbi request reprint Clinical and diagnostic imaging findings predict anesthetic complications in children presenting with malignant mediastinal masses
    Doralina L Anghelescu
    Division of Anesthesiology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:1090-8. 2007
    ..The presence of a mediastinal mass in a child poses significant anesthesia-related risks including death. To optimize outcome clinicians must be able to predict which patients are at highest risk of anesthetic complications...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cumulative incidence of secondary neoplasms as a first event after childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Nobuko Hijiya
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    JAMA 297:1207-15. 2007
    ..Little is known about the incidence of secondary neoplasms after 15 to 20 years in children and adolescents who were treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia...
  66. ncbi request reprint Obesity in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma
    Bassem I Razzouk
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1183-9. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Survival and late mortality in long-term survivors of pediatric CNS tumors
    E Brannon Morris
    Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1532-8. 2007
    ..To describe the pattern of survival and late mortality among contemporary long-term survivors of pediatric CNS tumor...
  68. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density deficits in pediatric patients treated for sarcoma
    Sue C Kaste
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1032-8. 2008
    ..Children treated for sarcoma are at risk of treatment-associated deficits in bone mineral density (BMD). We investigated the severity of risk factors for BMD deficits in this patient population...
  69. pmc Subsequent malignancies in children treated for Hodgkin's disease: associations with gender and radiation dose
    Louis S Constine
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:24-33. 2008
    ..We evaluated select demographic and therapeutic factors associated with SMNs, specifically gender and radiation dose...
  70. pmc Health care of young adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex 75390 9067, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:61-70. 2004
    ..We wanted to determine the type of outpatient medical care reported by young adult survivors of childhood cancer and to examine factors associated with limited medical care...
  71. ncbi request reprint The cancer screening practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Mark W Yeazel
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 100:631-40. 2004
    ..The current study characterized the self-reported cancer screening practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  72. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Todd A Florin
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1356-63. 2007
    ..To determine if adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are less active (and more inactive) than the general population and to identify modifying factors...
  73. ncbi request reprint Extended follow-up of long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Ching Hon Pui
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:640-9. 2003
    ..We determined the long-term survival and the rates of health insurance coverage, marriage, and employment among patients who had attained at least 10 years of event-free survival...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for children with Hodgkin's disease treated with combined-modality therapy
    Ron S Smith
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:2026-33. 2003
    ..Evaluation of pretreatment factors to identify children at high risk for relapse after combined-modality therapy for Hodgkin's disease...
  75. ncbi request reprint Treatment of unfavorable childhood Hodgkin's disease with VEPA and low-dose, involved-field radiation
    Alison M Friedmann
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3088-94. 2002
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint VAMP and low-dose, involved-field radiation for children and adolescents with favorable, early-stage Hodgkin's disease: results of a prospective clinical trial
    Sarah S Donaldson
    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:3081-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate outcome and assess toxicity of children and adolescents with early-stage, favorable Hodgkin's disease treated with vinblastine, doxorubicin, methotrexate, and prednisone (VAMP) and low-dose, involved-field radiation...
  77. ncbi request reprint An examination of the dental utilization practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Mark W Yeazel
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Practice and Community Health, Mayo Medical Code 381, 420 Delaware Street, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:50-4. 2004
    ..This study characterized the self-reported dental utilization practice of long-term survivors of childhood cancer, a group at increased risk for treatment-induced dental abnormalities...
  78. doi request reprint Subclinical late cardiac toxicity in childhood cancer survivors: impact on self-reported health
    Cheryl L Cox
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Cancer 112:1835-44. 2008
    ....
  79. pmc Unilateral and bilateral breast cancer in women surviving pediatric Hodgkin's disease
    Swati K Basu
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, James P Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:34-40. 2008
    ..To define demographic and therapeutic associations with the risk of breast cancer in children treated for Hodgkin's disease (HD), particularly the frequency and interval to the development of contralateral breast cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Final results of a prospective clinical trial with VAMP and low-dose involved-field radiation for children with low-risk Hodgkin's disease
    Sarah S Donaldson
    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:332-7. 2007
    ....
  81. pmc Combination of dexamethasone, high-dose cytarabine, and carboplatin is effective for advanced large-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma of childhood
    John T Sandlund
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, the University of Tennessee at Memphis College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Cancer 113:782-90. 2008
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint ACTH deficiency in childhood cancer survivors
    Susan R Rose
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:808-13. 2005
    ..Adrenocorticotropin deficiency (ACTHD) can be clinically subtle, but life-threatening if not recognized. We assessed the prevalence of ACTHD in survivors of childhood cancer according to tumor diagnosis/therapy...
  83. ncbi request reprint Smoking among parents of pediatric cancer patients and children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    Vida L Tyc
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Child Health Care 8:288-300. 2004
    ..Clinician-delivered interventions to reduce environmental smoke exposure are clearly warranted...
  84. ncbi request reprint Facilitating care for childhood cancer survivors: integrating children's oncology group long-term follow-up guidelines and health links in clinical practice
    Debra Eshelman
    After the Cancer Experience Program, Children s Medical Center, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Dallas, Texas 75235, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 21:271-80. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Long-term complications following childhood and adolescent cancer: foundations for providing risk-based health care for survivors
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Family Practice and Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwern Medical Center, Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 54:208-36. 2004
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Pediatric hodgkin lymphoma: maximizing efficacy and minimizing toxicity
    David C Hodgson
    Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, and Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Semin Radiat Oncol 17:230-42. 2007
    ..The challenge is to refine therapy in a rare disease in which long-time intervals are necessary to observe an adequate number of events (treatment failure or late effects) to answer judicious questions...
  87. pmc Medical care in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Paul C Nathan
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:4401-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether childhood cancer survivors receive regular medical care focused on the specific morbidities that can arise from their therapy...

Research Grants6

  1. HEPATITIS C IN CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS
    Melissa Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Evaluation of Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Childhood Cancer Survivors
    Melissa Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We expect the intervention to increase childhood cancer survivors' CV screening adherence, and therefore potentially significantly modify the morbidity and mortality of CV disease in this at-risk population. ..
  3. Evaluation of Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Childhood Cancer Survivors
    MELISSA M contact HUDSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We expect the intervention to increase childhood cancer survivors'CV screening adherence, and therefore potentially significantly modify the morbidity and mortality of CV disease in this at-risk population. ..