Beyond the Cure: The Children’s Oncology Group Uses Evidence and Clinical Trials to Study Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors (C229)
Childhood cancer survivors are living longer than ever before, with overall survival rates exceeding 80%. As a result, survivors are living with chronic late health effects related to their curative treatments. Late effects may include second malignancies, endocrinopathies, cardiomyopathy, infertility, pulmonary function deficits, renal/ocular/auditory disorders, neurocognitive deficits, and metabolic syndrome.Read more...
- Eleanor Hendershot, MN BScN RN(EC)
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