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UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh-Affiliated Physicians and Researchers to Present at the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Conference

April 30, 2019

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh physicians and researchers will join colleagues from around the world at the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Conference (ASPHO) Conference in New Orleans May 1-4. The annual conference provides attendees the opportunity to receive high-quality educational content, network with their colleagues and discover innovative advancements in pediatric hematology/oncology. UPMC Children’s will be well represented at this year’s conference with the following, presentations, learning sessions, and posters at ASPHO 2019.

Alison Close, MD
Experiences of Young Women with Cancer Regarding Menses/Menstrual Suppression During Chemotherapy 
Poster Number 483

Sperm Cryopreservation Prior to Gonadotoxic Therapies in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer
Poster Number 484

Erika Friehling, MD
Moderator: (MOCS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Learning Session
Saturday, May 4

Meghan McCormick, MD 

Hyperglycemia Requiring Insulin During Induction Therapy in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
 Poster Number 014

Epidemiology and Outcome of Acute Kidney Injury in Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Poster Number 755

Hospitalizations for Invasive Pneumococcal Disease After Pcv13 In Children with and Without SCD
Poster Number 756

Adverse Outcomes in Patients with Hyperglycemia Requiring Insulin during Induction Chemotherapy for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 

Louis Rapkin, MD
Session: (C18) Not Too Young for That Cancer: Adolescent and Young Adult Carcinomas

Presentation Title: Molecular Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis in AYA patients and Integrating of Adult and Pediatric Services to Treat AYA Carcinomas
Friday, May 3

Brittani Seynnaeve, MD 

Casp10 Mutation in A Young Child With T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Severe Infections
 Poster Number 032

Atypical Spitzoid Tumor Recurring as Rapidly Progressive Fatal Metastatic Melanoma
Poster Number 284