5 edition of Late Effects of Childhood Cancer (Arnold Publication) found in the catalog.
March 19, 2004 by A Hodder Arnold Publication .
Written in English
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A work of rare scope, scholarship, and clinical acumen, the Handbook of Long-Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor is a rewarding, practice-building resource essential to a wide range of healing professionals, including primary care physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, nurses, psychologists, neuropsychologists, child psychologists, and.
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Late effects are health problems that occur months or years after treatment has ended. The treatment of cancer may cause health problems for childhood cancer survivors months or years after successful treatment has ended. Cancer treatments may harm the body's organs, tissues, or bones and cause health problems later in health problems are called late effects.
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 and female Author: Amanda J Friend, Richard G Feltbower, Hannah L Newton, Helen M Picton, Adam W Glaser.
Late effects of cancer treatment can cause serious, disabling, and life-threatening chronic health conditions that adversely affect the health of aging childhood cancer survivors. Learn about subsequent neoplasms and the cardiovascular, cognitive, psychosocial, digestive, endocrine, immune, musculoskeletal, reproductive, and urinary late effects of pediatric cancer treatment in this expert.
Late effects of childhood cancer treatment on different areas of the body. Just as the treatment of childhood cancer requires a very specialized approach, so does aftercare and watching for late effects.
Late effects can involve more than one part of the body (or more than one organ system) and can range from mild to severe. After Treatment for Childhood Cancer During cancer treatment, most families are mainly concerned about the daily aspects of getting through treatment and beating the cancer.
After treatment, the concerns tend to shift toward the long-term effects of the cancer and its. Childhood cancer survivors, though being “cured” of cancer, often experience late effects, both physical and psychological, secondary to their cancer or its treatment. Complications, disabilities, or adverse outcomes that are the result of the disease process, the treatment, or both, are generally referred to as “late effects.” Late effects may be easy to identify because of their Cited by: 2.
Many of them are survivors of a childhood cancer. In the last 30 years, treatments and supportive care have improved. As a result, more than 80% of children treated for cancer live 5 years or more after treatment.
But they are at risk for long-term side effects, called. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the First International Conference on the Long-Term Complications of Late Effects of Childhood Cancer book of Children and Adolescents for Cancer held in Buffalo, N.Y. from June Get this from a library.
Late effects of childhood cancer. [Hamish Wallace; Daniel M Green;] -- Discusses the long-term effects of treatment for cancer during childhood. Includes problems in the neurological system and special senses of sight and sound, cardiovascular, respiratory.
Although numerous journal articles have dealt with particular aspects of the late effects of treatment for childhood cancer, there is a conspicuous absence of comprehensive discussion of this topic.
Hamish Wallace and Daniel Green, two prominent investigators in the field, have done an admirable job of filling this by: Late effects of childhood cancer – Authors' reply.
Previous Article Late effects of childhood cancer. Friend and colleagues incorrectly state that our study “defines the prevalence of many of the late effects of cancer in children and young people.” The cumulative burden is a distinct metric that, unlike prevalence, is not interpreted Author: Nickhill Bhakta, Melissa M Hudson, Yutaka Yasui, Leslie L Late Effects of Childhood Cancer book.
As with late side effects in adult cancer survivors, late side effects in childhood cancer survivors will vary depending on the type of cancer and type of treatment. Additionally, the age at which you were treated may determine what late side effects, if any, might be of risk to you.
Late Effects of Treatment for Children's Cancer. Problems related to cancer treatment that occur or persist after treatment is completed are known as "late effects." Unfortunately, three out of five survivors develop late effects. If they do occur, it is best to catch these early so treatment can begin right away.
Being a survivor of childhood cancer usually entails ongoing testing for recurrent cancer, watching out for the late effects of cancer and its treatment, and re-entering school or the workforce. Most survivors are able to cope with these and other stresses, but some may develop depression and anxiety with symptoms of posttraumatic stress.
Childhood cancer survivors, though being “cured” of cancer, often experience late effects, both physical and psychological, secondary to their cancer or its treatment.
Complications, disabilities, or adverse outcomes that are the result of the disease process, the treatment, or both, are.
The treatment of childhood cancer has become increasingly successful over the last forty years, and during the last two decades in particular, and the overall cure rate is now %.
This, in turn, has introduced new issues for the clinician as the number of long-term survivors has Edition: 1st Edition. More than two-thirds of young adult survivors of childhood cancer eventually experience at least one late effect, according to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health.
Late effects can occur in any organ or system of the body and vary from person to person. Some late effects may be serious or life threatening. For example, the current study focused on 5 individual late effects, but it is well established that survivors are at risk for developing a plethora of sequelae across multiple organ systems and that these often co-occur.
6,8 Data suggest that by 50 years of age, a childhood-cancer survivor has experienced, on average, severe or life. More research needs to be done to fully understand how late effects happen. Researchers think it is likely that damage to the cells at critical points in a child's development leads to late effects.
Doctors have learned that the types of effects a childhood cancer survivor might have later can depend on. Parental preparedness for late effects and long-term quality of life in survivors of childhood cancer.
Greenzang KA, Cronin AM, Mack JW. Cancer. Aug 15;(16) doi: /cncr Childhood cancer survivors are also at risk of developing adverse effects on the kidneys and the liver. The risk of liver late adverse effects in childhood cancer survivors is increased in those who have had radiotherapy to the liver and in people with factors such as higher body mass index and Specialty: Pediatrics, oncology.
Medical late effects; Emotions; Follow-up care; Staying healthy; Jobs and insurance; Woven throughout the text are true stories—practical, poignant, moving, funny—from more than survivors of childhood cancer.
Praise for the guide: Childhood Cancer Survivors. Educational Issues After Childhood Cancer Home» Cancer Resources» Late Effects of Treatment for Children’s Cancer» Educational Issues After Childhood Cancer Some children who were treated for childhood cancer have a harder time learning in school than their peers.
Late effects are health problems that occur months or years after treatment has ended. Late effects in childhood cancer survivors affect the body and mind.
The chance of having late effects increases over time. Regular follow-up care is important for childhood cancer survivors. Good health habits are also important for survivors. Children can get cancer in the same parts of the body as adults, but there are differences.
Childhood cancers can occur suddenly, without early symptoms, and have a high rate of cure. The most common children's cancer is leukemia. Other cancers that affect children include brain. The pervasiveness of late effects became clear in when a CCSS study led by Dr. Oeffinger and published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) found that percent of pediatric cancer survivors will develop a chronic health problem within three decades of diagnosis, with percent experiencing severe, life-threatening.
Adult survivors of childhood cancer with post-traumatic stress symptoms reported significantly more psychosocial and neurocognitive late effects, according to recent study findings. These survivors were also more likely to attend cancer-specific health visits.
This educational program walks school personnel and parents through the emotional, physical, cognitive and late effects of cancer treatment that children may face, and introduces numerous resources that can help childhood cancer survivors flourish in the educational environment post-treatment.
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 Adolescent Cancer. The long-term psychological effects of intensive cancer treatments in children have been a topic of study since the ’s.
As a group, childhood cancer patients cope psychologically well with Author: Hilary Marusak. I am a 31 year old childhood cancer survivor (Wilms tumor and lung cancer). I have had multiple late effects, for a total of 10 surgeries throughout my life. I have always had Kaiser insurance and have had what I considered "crisis management" health care.
Late effects are health problems that occur months or years after treatment has ended. Late effects in childhood cancer survivors affect the body and mind. The chance of having late effects increases over time. Regular follow-up care is important for childhood cancer survivors. Good health habits are also important for survivors.
Long-Term And Late Effects Of Treatment For Childhood Cancer Survivors. bone or joint pain and an increased risk for developing a secondary cancer. Some long-term and late effects become evident with maturation (puberty), growth and the normal aging process. However, early intervention and healthy lifestyle practices (not smoking, good.
Thanks to improvements in cancer treatment, childhood cancer survivors are now living longer than ever. But new research suggests that they continue to. We use the term late effects to include both long-term and late effects in this information. If you have late effects, there are usually things that can help you to cope and live life as fully as possible.
You can find more in our information on your type of cancer and the physical impacts of cancer and treatment. Survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for psychological problems stemming from the diagnosis of cancer, its treatment, and the multitude of physical late effects that may accompany survival.
In addition, educational, occupational, and insurance issues complicate overall quality of life. This resource will explore the more common health problems which affect survivors of childhood cancer and aims to be an easily accessible source of information for health care practitioners.
Development of the late effects section was made possible by a grant from the University of British Columbia Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund.
This book is a comprehensive guide that will help medical professionals – nurses, pediatric oncologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, radiation oncologists, surgeons – to understand and manage the long-term effects of treatment for childhood and adolescent cancer.
Many childhood cancer survivors carry a significant risk for late morbidity and mortality, a consequence of the numerous therapeutic exposures that contribute to their cure. Focused surveillance for late therapy-related complications provides opportunities for early detection and implementation of health-preserving by: 7.
Late effects are treatment side effects that appear several months or years after treatment for cancer. Late effects can impact one or more areas of the body. Effects can be mild to severe.
Examples include learning, vision, joint, or teeth problems. Whether your child will have late effects depend on the type of cancer and the treatments your. Late Effects • Late effects include: • Physical problems • Organ damage • Development affected • High risk of late effects in adults treated for childhood cancer • Secondary tumors • Psychological problems • Depression, anxiety.Childhood cancer survivors remain at risk for disease-associated and treatment-associated late mortality, and the excess mortality persists long after diagnosis.Overall mortality among survivors has been described to be eightfold that of the general population.
Recurrent disease is the most common cause of premature death.Endocrine complications are highly prevalent in childhood cancer survivors. Approximately 50% of survivors will experience at least one hormonal disorder over the course of their lives. Endocrine complications often are observed in survivors previously treated with radiation to the head, neck, or pelvis.
We provide an overview the most common endocrine late effects seen in survivors, including Cited by: