Chapter 8. Long-Term Effects of Cancer Treatment

  1. Dr Daniel Kelly1 and
  2. Dr Faith Gibson2
  1. Gill Levitt and
  2. Debra Eshelman

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch8

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

How to Cite

Levitt, G. and Eshelman, D. (2008) Long-Term Effects of Cancer Treatment, in Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults (eds D. Kelly and F. Gibson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Reader in Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Health and Social Science, Middlesex University, London

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer in Children's Cancer Nursing Research, UCL Institute of Child Healthand Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130943

Online ISBN: 9780470697740

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Keywords:

  • cancer treatment;
  • pubertal development;
  • radiation;
  • chemotheraphy;
  • body image

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Long-term survival

  • Long-term sequelae

  • Physical late effects

  • Psychosocial late effects

  • Delivery of care

  • Patient education

  • Conclusion

  • References