Health care use of long-term survivors of childhood cancer: the British Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

@article{Rebholz2011HealthCU,
  title={Health care use of long-term survivors of childhood cancer: the British Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.},
  author={Cornelia Eva Rebholz and Raoul C Reulen and Andrew A. Toogood and Clare Frobisher and Emma R Lancashire and David L. Winter and Claudia E Kuehni and Michael M. Hawkins},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 31},
  pages={4181-8}
}
PURPOSE Survivors of childhood cancer are at high risk of chronic conditions, but few studies investigated whether this translates into increased health care utilization. We compared health care service utilization between childhood cancer survivors and the general British population and investigated potential risk factors. METHODS We used data from the British Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, a population-based cohort of 17,981 individuals diagnosed with childhood cancer (1940-1991) and… CONTINUE READING

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