Cancer and cardiac mortality among 15-year survivors of cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence.

@article{Green1999CancerAC,
  title={Cancer and cardiac mortality among 15-year survivors of cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence.},
  author={Daniel M Green and Andrew Hyland and Christine S Chung and Michael A. Zevon and By Charles Hall},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={3207-15}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the impact of cardiac disease and second malignant neoplasms on late mortality rate and to identify risk factors for late mortality among 15-year survivors of cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence. PATIENTS AND METHODS Gender-specific all-cause and cause-specific (cardiac disease, cancer) standardized mortality ratios were calculated. Kaplan-Meier survival estimates and Cox regression analyses were performed to determine the relationship of several demographic… CONTINUE READING