Is postal follow-up of childhood cancer survivors worthwhile?

  title={Is postal follow-up of childhood cancer survivors worthwhile?},
  author={Sheila E Parkes and Helen C Jenkinson and Anthony Griffiths and Deborah Kinch and Joshua R Mann},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  volume={50 1},
BACKGROUND Childhood cancer survival has increased over the last 30 years, but long-term effects necessitate continued monitoring of survivors. Since not all of them attend follow-up clinics, this study assesses the efficacy of obtaining information from general practitioners (GPs) through a 5-year rolling postal program. PROCEDURE Survivors were included who had been diagnosed with a malignancy in the West Midlands since 1957 and were not attending central long-term follow-up clinics… CONTINUE READING