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Abdominal Masses in Pediatrics: Diagnostic Tools and Treatment Decisions Video

Abdominal Masses in Pediatrics: Diagnostic Tools and Treatment Decisions

Pediatric surgeon Willieford Moses, MD, FACS, discusses steps in evaluation, including which imaging modalities are most useful, and describes keys to decision-making for neuroblastoma, hepatoblastoma, renal tumors, germ cell tumors and ...

Chronic Abdominal Pain Course

Chronic Abdominal Pain

Chronic abdominal pain is common in children, often keeping them out of school and affecting their quality of life. Fortunately, explains pediatric gastroenterologist Vivien Nguyen, MD, diagnosing DGBIs has become more straightforward, ...

Radiation Safety in Pediatrics: A New Look at Imaging Practices for Growing Bodies Video

Radiation Safety in Pediatrics: A New Look at Imaging Practices for Growing Bodies

This presentation from Jesse Courtier, MD, chief of pediatric radiology at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, provides an update on X-ray and CT risks for kids and how protocols have been shaped to minimize harm and maximize diagnostic detail.

When Puberty Shows Up Too Soon (or Too Late): A Guide for Pediatricians Video

When Puberty Shows Up Too Soon (or Too Late): A Guide for Pediatricians

In this talk, pediatric endocrinologist Jennifer Olson, MD, describes how the hormonal processes that lead to sexual maturity are currently understood; provides usable definitions of precocious puberty as well as delayed puberty; and lays ...

Care of Transgender & Gender Diverse Youth Course

Care of Transgender & Gender Diverse Youth

Laying the groundwork for a better understanding of gender incongruence, pediatric endocrinologist Abby Walch, MD, discusses the latest evidence on factors that contribute to individual gender identity as well as causes of gender dysphoria.

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Pediatric Cancer Care Team Card Document

Pediatric Cancer Care Team Card

Meet our Pediatric Cancer Care team and see what sets us apart.

Child & Adolescent Headache Program Document

Child & Adolescent Headache Program

The Child & Adolescent Headache Program is a specialty clinic within the Department of Neurology. Our focus is the treatment of patients with difficult to manage headache syndromes.

How Social Determinants Impact Liver Transplantation and Strategies for Addressing Them News

How Social Determinants Impact Liver Transplantation and Strategies for Addressing Them

To discover how socio-economic factors impact young patients undergoing liver transplantation and whether a health advocate can improve outcomes, pediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist Sharad I. Wadhwani, MD, MPH, is leading two ...

Targeted Treatment of Rare Childhood Leukemia News

Targeted Treatment of Rare Childhood Leukemia

Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) is a rare but aggressive childhood leukemia. While hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is curative for some patients, approximately half of all patients will still have their leukemia return following a transplant.

How to Improve Survival for Pediatric Leukemia Patients News

How to Improve Survival for Pediatric Leukemia Patients

UCSF studies uncover effects of pre-conception smoking and racial disparities in pediatric leukemias

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