Childhood Cancers: Long-Term Effects of Treatment
Long-term Side Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation
Side Effects Associated With Brain Cancer
- Changes in behavior and school performance
- Changes in growth rate and sexual maturation
- Endocrine problems, which can create hormone imbalances
Emotional Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatment
Cancer and Hope
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 02/2014 -
- Update Date: 02/04/2014 -
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