Long-term complications following childhood and adolescent cancer: foundations for providing risk-based health care for survivors.

@article{Oeffinger2004LongtermCF,
  title={Long-term complications following childhood and adolescent cancer: foundations for providing risk-based health care for survivors.},
  author={Kevin Charles Oeffinger and Melissa M. Hudson},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={208-36}
}
Survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer are one of the higher risk populations seen by health care professionals. The curative therapy administered for the cancer also affects growing and developing tissues. Following chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery, many survivors will experience chronic or late-occurring health problems, often not becoming clinically apparent until decades after therapy. Survivors face an increased risk of morbidity, mortality, and diminished quality of life… CONTINUE READING
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