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

Publication Type:

Journal Article


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


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


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.