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VTE Risk Persists Lifelong for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors have an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) that persists across their lifespan, according to results from the multi-institutional Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) cohort of more than 24,000 5-year survivors and 5,000 siblings. Read more:

Rates of Erectile Dysfunction Higher in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Men who have been treated for childhood cancers are at increased risk for the sexual issues that all aging men face, specifically a 2.6-fold increased risk for developing erectile dysfunction. Read more:

Mortality risk after breast cancer greater among those who survived childhood cancers

Female childhood cancer survivors who developed breast cancer later in life appeared more than twice as likely to die of any cause than women with breast cancer who never had a childhood malignancy, according to study results. Read more:

Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors may struggle to live independently

Adults who had brain cancer as children may have a harder time living independently and having rich professional and personal lives than people who didn’t have these tumors in childhood, a U.S. study suggests. Read more:

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