Occurrence of multiple subsequent neoplasms in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 29, Issue 22, p.3056-64 (2011)

Keywords:

2011, Adolescent, Adult, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Clinical Research Division, Female, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Humans, Incidence, Male, Multivariate Analysis, Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced, Neoplasms, Second Primary, Public Health Sciences Division, September 2011, Skin Neoplasms, Survival Rate, Survivors, Young Adult

Abstract:

Childhood cancer survivors experience an increased incidence of subsequent neoplasms (SNs). Those surviving the first SN (SN1) remain at risk to develop multiple SNs. Because SNs are a common cause of late morbidity and mortality, characterization of rates of multiple SNs is needed.