Cerebrovascular disease in childhood cancer survivors: A Children's Oncology Group Report.

@article{Morris2009CerebrovascularDI,
  title={Cerebrovascular disease in childhood cancer survivors: A Children's Oncology Group Report.},
  author={Brannon Morris and Sonia Partap and Kristen W. Yeom and Iris C. Gibbs and Paul G Fisher and Allison A King},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 22},
  pages={1906-13}
}
BACKGROUND Curative therapy for childhood cancer has dramatically improved over past decades. Therapeutic radiation has been instrumental in this success. Unfortunately, irradiation is associated with untoward effects, including stroke and other cerebrovascular disease (CVD). The Children's Oncology Group (COG) has developed guidelines for screening survivors at risk for persistent or late sequelae of cancer therapy. OBJECTIVES This review summarizes the pathophysiology and relevant… CONTINUE READING

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