Ocular late effects in childhood and adolescent cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Pediatric blood & cancer, Volume 54, Issue 1, p.103-9 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adolescent, Adult, Center-Authored Paper, Child, Child, Preschool, Eye, Eye Diseases, Female, Glucocorticoids, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced, Prognosis, Public Health Sciences Division, Questionnaires, Radiation Injuries, Retrospective Studies, Survival Rate, Survivors, Young Adult

Abstract:

Approximately 80% of children currently survive 5 years following diagnosis of their cancer. Studies based on limited data have implicated certain cancer therapies in the development of ocular sequelae in these survivors.