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Online Lay Articles on Childhood Cancer Survivorship Issues
Articles in the Childhood Cancer Survivors section of the O'Reilly web site
Main page: childhoodcancerguides.org/sresource.html
Web-based Articles on Late Effects
Pediatric cancer survivorship: the costs associated with the cure. Pediatric cancer survivors face increased health risks as they age. How is the medical community responding? HemOnc Today article, posted June 25, 2008. Highly recommended.
Cancer survivors at risk for suicidal thoughts, attempts. 8/06. A survey of adult survivors of childhood cancers found that more than one out of eight reported having suicidal thoughts or previous attempts to take their lives many years after they were treated, say scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Comprehensive Follow-Up Programs: A Necessity not a Luxury. Article in the Fall 2002 CCCF (Candlelighters) quarterly journal.
Topics in Pediatric Leukemia -- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Late Effects in Long-Term Survivors. Posted 3/7/2005. Jacqueline Casillas, MD, MSHS; Kathleen M. Sakamoto, MD, PhD. MedScape.
Health Issues in Survivors of Childhood Cancer, MedScape. 2003.
NY Times site: Young Survivors of Cancer Battle Effects of Treatment, By Mary Duenwald and Denise Grady. 2003.
Late Effects of Therapy for Cancer on the St. Louis Children's Hospital site.
Wilms' tumor survivors at future increased risk, on Doctor's Guide to the Internet.
Second Malignancies? Spring 2000 article in the Candlelighters/ACCO web site.
Reproductive Questions and Answers for Cancer Survivors: A Guide for Teens on Children's Hospital Boston Young Womens Health.
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