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Big progress in treating side effects of adults who had cancer as children

As childhood cancer treatments have become more successful, more and more patients are surviving to adulthood. In fact, the National Cancer Institute estimates that one in nearly every 500 adults in the United States between ages 20 and 45 is a survivor of childhood cancer.

With longer survival, there’s more chance that young patients will experience the late effects of their cancer treatments as they get older.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/07/14/2897730/big-progress-in-treating-side.html#storylink=cpy

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