Long-term outcomes of adult survivors of childhood cancer : Results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (pages 2557–2564)
Leslie L. Robison, Daniel M. Green, Melissa Hudson, Anna T. Meadows, Ann C. Mertens, Roger J. Packer, Charles A. Sklar, Louise C. Strong, Yutaka Yasui and Lonnie K. Zeltzer
Article first published online: 24 OCT 2005 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.21249
During the past 30 years, changes in treatment of children and adolescents with cancer have led to substantial improvements in their survival. However, there is limited information concerning the impact of treatment on their adult health status and quality of life. The ongoing evaluation of large and diverse cohorts of cancer survivors will aid in further identifying individuals who should be the target of innovative intervention strategies.