Second neoplasms in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with both chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

@article{Koh2016SecondNI,
  title={Second neoplasms in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with both chemotherapy and radiotherapy.},
  author={Jia Wen Janine Cynthia Koh and Francis Kuok Choon Chin and Yi Hui Jonathan Teh and Mei Yoke Chan and Ah Moy Tan},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 3_suppl},
  pages={e293}
}
e293 Background: Second malignant neoplasms (SMNs) are a concern in survivors of childhood cancer. Chemotherapy forms the mainstay of treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, but radiotherapy is used in certain situations. As both chemotherapy and radiotherapy can be carcinogenic, patients treated with both modalities may be at a higher risk of SMNs… CONTINUE READING