Cardiac outcomes in a cohort of adult survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: retrospective analysis of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


BMJ (Clinical research ed.), Volume 339, p.b4606 (2009)


2009, Adolescent, Adult, Age of Onset, Case-Control Studies, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Clinical Research Division, Female, Heart Diseases, Humans, Infant, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Prognosis, Public Health Sciences Division, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Retrospective Studies, Shared Resources, Survivors, United States, Young Adult


To assess the incidence of and risks for congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, pericardial disease, and valvular abnormalities among adult survivors of childhood and adolescent cancers.