7 February 2024
Current Oncology | International Childhood Cancer Day

International Childhood Cancer Day is a global collaborative effort to deepen the understanding of the difficulties faced by children and adolescents with cancer, as well as by survivors and their families, and to raise awareness of these issues. We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to all of the researchers who have contributed to this field. In particular, we would like to share some of the innovative research findings and high-quality Special Issues in the field of childhood cancers, published in Current Oncology (ISSN: 1718-7729). We hope this announcement will provide useful information for this field.

The list of relevant papers can be seen below:

  1. “Peer Support Needs and Preferences for Digital Peer Navigation among Adolescent and Young Adults with Cancer: A Canadian Cross-Sectional Survey”
    by Jacqueline L. Bender, Natasha Puri, Sarah Salih, Norma M. D’Agostino, Argerie Tsimicalis, A. Fuchsia Howard, Sheila N. Garland, Karine Chalifour, Emily K. Drake, Anthony Marrato et al.
    Curr. Oncol. 2022, 29(2), 1163–1175;
    Available online:
  2. “The Chemo-Gut Pilot Study: Associations between Gut Microbiota, Gastrointestinal Symptoms, and Psychosocial Health Outcomes in a Cross-Sectional Sample of Young Adult Cancer Survivors”
    by Julie M. Deleemans, Faye Chleilat, Raylene A. Reimer, Mohamad Baydoun, Katherine-Ann Piedalue, Dana E. Lowry, Jan-Willem Henning and Linda E. Carlson
    Curr. Oncol. 2022, 29(5), 2973–2994;
    Available online:
  3. “The Impact of Exercise on Cardiotoxicity in Pediatric and Adolescent Cancer Survivors: A Scoping Review”
    by Stephanie J. Kendall, Jodi E. Langley, Mohsen Aghdam, Bruce N. Crooks, Nicholas Giacomantonio, Stefan Heinze-Milne, Will J. Johnston, Melanie R. Keats, Sharon L. Mulvagh and Scott A. Grandy
    Curr. Oncol. 2022, 29(9), 6350–6363;
    Available online:
  4. “The Transformation of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncological and Supportive Care in Canada: A Mixed Methods Study”
    by Jonathan Avery, Emily Wong, Christine Harris, Stacy Chapman, Serena Uppal, Shaayini Shanawaz, Annemarie Edwards, Laura Burnett, Tushar Vora and Abha A. Gupta
    Curr. Oncol. 2022, 29(7), 5126–5138;
    Available online:
  5. “Recruiting Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors for Patient-Reported Outcome Research: Experiences and Sample Characteristics of the SURVAYA Study”
    by Carla Vlooswijk, Lonneke V. van de Poll-Franse, Silvie H. M. Janssen, Esther Derksen, Milou J. P. Reuvers, Rhodé Bijlsma, Suzanne E. J. Kaal, Jan Martijn Kerst, Jacqueline M. Tromp, Monique E. M. M. Bos et al.
    Curr. Oncol. 2022, 29(8), 5407–5425;
    Available online: 
  6. “Utilization, Delivery, and Outcomes of Dance/Movement Therapy for Pediatric Oncology Patients and their Caregivers: A Retrospective Chart Review”
    by Karolina Bryl, Suzi Tortora, Jennifer Whitley, Soo-Dam Kim, Nirupa J. Raghunathan, Jun J. Mao and Susan Chimonas
    Curr. Oncol. 2023, 30(7), 6497–6507;
    Available online:
  7. “Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia during Maintenance Therapy in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: A Systematic Review”
    by Xiaopei L. Zeng, Mallorie B. Heneghan and Sherif M. Badawy
    Curr. Oncol. 2023, 30(1), 720–748;
    Available online:
  8. “Setting Priorities for a Provincial Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program”
    by Julian Surujballi, Grace Chan, Caron Strahlendorf and Amirrtha Srikanthan
    Curr. Oncol. 2022, 29(6), 4034–4053;
    Available online:

You are welcome to submit relevant papers to the journal Current Oncology. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

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