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
- Thyroid problems
Emotional Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatment
Cancer and Hope
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- Reviewer: Igor Puzanov, MD
- Review Date: 05/2012 -
- Update Date: 05/21/2012 -
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