3 edition of Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer found in the catalog.
Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Philip M. Rosoff
March 1, 2004
by Cambridge University Press
Written in English
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Nickhill Bhakta and colleagues1 (Dec 9, , p ) report a large case-control study (St Jude Lifetime Cohort Study) of survivors of childhood cancer from a single institution in North America.1 The study defines the prevalence of many of the late effects of cancer in children and young people. However, we were disappointed to note the omission of two key areas, mental health Author: Amanda J Friend, Richard G Feltbower, Hannah L Newton, Helen M Picton, Adam W Glaser. Pediatric Cancer Survivors: Past History and Future Challenges, Anna T. Meadows. Late Effects of Treatment for Cancer During Childhood and Adolescence, Daniel Green. Neurocognitive Late Effects in Pediatric Cancer, Raymond Mulhern. Quality of Life Issues and Cancer Survivorship, Brad Zebrack and Lonnie Zeltzer. Research Involving Long Term Survivors of Childhood and .
Objectives: To assess post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSSs) in young adult survivors of childhood cancer not receiving survivorship care and to determine whether attending a survivorship-focused healthcare visit was associated with changes in PTSSs. Sample & Setting: 44 young adult survivors from the Yale Cancer Center in Connecticut without prior survivorship . Survivors of childhood cancer often find that the illness and its treatment changed their lives in many powerful, and often positive, ways. There is much to celebrate. However, long-term survivors of childhood cancer face an uncertain future.
“This book will fill a critical educational gap by providing childhood cancer survivors practical and up-to-date information regarding their cancer and treatment. Perhaps of equal value are the many poignant vignettes that describe the Brand: Childhood Cancer Guides. Adult survivors of childhood cancer have some physical, psychological, and social difficulties. Premature heart disease is a major long-term complication in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Adult survivors are eight times more likely to die of heart disease than other people, and more than half of children treated for cancer develop some type of cardiac abnormality, although this Specialty: Pediatrics, oncology.
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• Long-term follow-up roadmaps by disease and treatment. • Neuropsychological effects of pediatric brain tumors and associated treatment.
• Building resiliency in childhood cancer survivors: a clinician’s perspective. • School issues and educational strategies for survivors of childhood cancer. Frequently, long-term survivors of childhood cancer report late cancer-related effects that diminish quality of life and persisting after cancer treatment may result in premature onset of common diseases associated with aging such as obesity, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and second cancers [3–5].Cited by: 1.
The treatment of cancer may cause health problems (late effects) for childhood cancer survivors months or years after successful treatment has ended. Get information about the long-term physical, psychological and social effects of treatment for childhood cancer in.
“This is a very useful book for both survivors and their families.” –Library Journal, starred review and chosen as one of the “Best Consumer Health Books of the Year” “This extraordinary book speaks to all ages as it describes the world of childhood cancer /5(3). C.U.R.E. offers support to survivors of childhood cancer in many ways.
We host virtual and in-person support groupsled by Parent Advocates for Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer book survivors to connect and celebrate survivors every year at our annual Survivors’ Day Picnic.
Young adult survivors of childhood cancer may have an elevated risk for suicidality. A report from Eastern Europe compared the responses of long-term survivors of childhood cancer with those of controls to the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) and the Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour Questionnaire.
• Building resiliency in childhood cancer survivors: a clinician’s perspective. • School issues and educational strategies for survivors of childhood cancer. • Educating and preparing the childhood cancer survivor for long-term care: a curriculum model for cancer centers.
Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease past infancy for U.S. children. However, thanks to better therapies, more than 80% of U.S. childhood cancer patients now become long-term survivors. Survival rates can vary depending on the type of cancer.
Aboutchildhood cancer survivors live in the U.S., with many more around the world. Re: Dealing with many long term effects For those of you dealing with late effects there is a great resource on the ACOR mailing lists.
It is a discussion group for long term survivors, mostly childhood and adolescent cancers. Late effects of cancer treatment can come from any of the main types of cancer treatment: chemotherapy, hormone therapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.
As newer types of cancer treatment are developed, such as immunotherapy, doctors may find that these treatments also cause late effects in cancer survivors. Dental problems. This book is a comprehensive guide that will help medical professionals – pediatric oncologists, nurses, pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, radiation oncologists, surgeons – to understand and manage the long-term effects of treatment for childhood and adolescent : Hardcover.
More than half of long-term survivors of childhood cancer experience chronic health conditions. Tweet Share Share figure Changes in 5-year age-standardized net survival (%) for children aged years diagnosed with acute lymphoid leukemia, select countries RE: Long-term effects of chemo A great book that can help you is "Childhood Cancer Survivors: a practical guide to your future" - by Nancy Keene, Kathy Ruccione and Wendy Hobbie.
I found it through someone else on this site, it is an excellent resource regarding "late effects" of treatment. The details (eligibility, recruitment, and evaluation) of SJLIFE, a study designed to assess long-term late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment, were previously reported.
30, 31 In brief, SJLIFE participants in these analyses were survivors of leukemia or lymphoma who were previously treated at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. by Maya Stern, CKN Advisory Board Member Every year, approximately children are diagnosed with cancer.
Because of advances in treatment options, 78% of children with cancer survive more than 5 years, and 70% are considered long-term survivors (Childhood Cancer Canada, ). We interviewed long-term survivors of childhood or adolescent cancer diagnosed in the period from throughwho were identified at five cancer centers in the United States.
Requirements for admission to the study were diagnosis before the age of 20, survival for at least five years, and attainment of the age of Purpose To evaluate and compare psychological outcomes in long-term survivors of pediatric brain cancer and siblings of childhood cancer survivors, and to identify significant correlates of psychological distress.
Methods One thousand one hundred one adult survivors of childhood brain cancer and 2, siblings completed a long-term follow-up questionnaire allowing assessment Cited by: “This book will fill a critical educational gap by providing childhood cancer survivors practical and up-to-date information regarding their cancer and treatment.
Perhaps of equal value are the many poignant vignettes that describe the trials and victories of the cancer experience.
Cancer in offspring of long-term survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer. [Bethesda, Md.?]: [National Cancer Institute], © (. printing) (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John J Mulvihill; National Cancer Institute (U.S.).
Purpose To estimate the incidence of late-occurring venous thromboembolism (VTE) among survivors of childhood cancer and to identify risk factors for VTE to facilitate diagnosis and prevention.
Methods The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study is a multi-institutional cohort of 24, 5-year childhood cancer survivors (diagnosed between and ; Cited by: 5. Purpose: Long-term childhood cancer survivors are at high risk of late adverse effects, including stroke. We aimed to determine the cumulative incidence of clinically validated symptomatic stroke (transient ischemic attack [TIA], cerebral infarction, and intracerebral hemorrhage [ICH]) and to quantify dose-effect relationships for cranial radiation therapy (CRT) and supradiaphragmatic.Neuropsychological effects of pediatric brain tumors and associated treatment.
Building resiliency in childhood cancer survivors: a clinician\'s perspective. School issues and educational strategies for survivors of childhood cancer. Educating and preparing the childhood cancer survivor for long-term care: a curriculum model for cancer centers.Health status of adult long-term survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the childhood cancer survivor study.
Journal of American Medical Association, Cited by: 2.