Predictors of colorectal cancer surveillance among survivors of childhood cancer treated with radiation: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer (2015)

Abstract:

Childhood cancer survivors treated with radiotherapy to a field including the colon or rectum have an elevated risk of developing radiation-induced colorectal cancer (CRC). The Children's Oncology Group recommends colonoscopy every 5 years beginning at age 35 years for at-risk survivors.