Late recurrence in pediatric cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Volume 101, Issue 24, p.1709-20 (2009)


2009, Adolescent, Adult, Astrocytoma, Bone Neoplasms, Center-Authored Paper, Chemotherapy, Adjuvant, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, Humans, Incidence, Infant, Male, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Neoplasms, Poisson Distribution, Public Health Sciences Division, Radiotherapy, Adjuvant, RECURRENCE, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Retrospective Studies, Risk Assessment, Sarcoma, Ewing's, Shared Resources, Survivors, Time Factors, United States, Young Adult


An increasing percentage of childhood cancer patients are surviving their disease, but there is limited research on late recurrence. We sought to estimate late recurrence rates for the most common pediatric cancers and to determine risk factors for late recurrence.