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Understanding Childhood Cancer with Dr Geoff.

Understanding Childhood Cancer With Dr Geoff Dr Geoff

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Understanding Childhood Cancer with Dr Geoff.

    The needle in the haystack: Minimal Residual Disease

    The needle in the haystack: Minimal Residual Disease

    Sophisticated techniques can detect one cancer cell amongst a million normal cells. This episode describes these methods and how they are used in treatment.

    • 42 min
    CAR T-cells, Interview with Dr Caroline Bateman

    CAR T-cells, Interview with Dr Caroline Bateman

    CAR T-cell therapy is an exciting new treatment for acute leukaemia. In this episode, Dr Geoff interviews his colleague Dr Caroline Bateman about CAR T-cells and introducing the treatment option to her unit.

    • 45 min
    DIPG: to biopsy or not to biopsy

    DIPG: to biopsy or not to biopsy

    For many years we didn't biopsy the tumour when the scans suggested that the tumour was a DIPG. This episode explains why that has changed, and the emerging role of biopsy.

    • 13 min
    DIPG: what do these letters stand for?

    DIPG: what do these letters stand for?

    DIPG is a type of brain tumor which occurs in children. This episode explains what the letters mean.

    • 19 min
    Chemotherapy 7: Ifosfamide

    Chemotherapy 7: Ifosfamide

    Ifosfamide is another chemotherapy drug, used particularly in certain sarcomas and certain patients with leukaemia. This episode explains how it is given, and common and rare side effects.

    • 22 min
    Why does my child need a heart test? Echo's and ECG's.

    Why does my child need a heart test? Echo's and ECG's.

    We often need to evaluate heart function during chemotherapy. This episode explains what the tests are, and why we need to do them.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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30 Ratings

30 Ratings

😊🥰🤷🏼‍♀️💋 ,

Perfect! Wish there were more.

If you are a parent/relative/friend, new to the world children’s cancer, this series is fantastic for learning a lot more about what is going on. Listen to the episodes relevant to you, only problem is, it may leave you wanting more of them.
All the best to you and your family.

Paisley94 ,

11/10

Truely inspirational. Great for people with little science background knowledge but also great for medical students wanting to know the basics of paediatric oncology.

alex_9.0 ,

Alex

Great resource for all parents and guardians of kids with cancer. Thank you Dr Geoff

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