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

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.