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Long term follow up of survivors of childhood cancer

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Last updated:1st Mar 2013

This guideline is applicable to all people who have survived cancer in childhood, and who may experience late effects that are related to their treatment. It covers subsequent primary cancers, fertility issues, cardiac effects, bone health, metabolic syndrome, cognitive and psychosocial outcomes, long term follow up, growth problems, thyroid dysfunction and patient issues.

This guideline will be of particular relevance to general practitioners and other primary care practitioners, specialist nurses, oncologists, haematologists, endocrinologists, reproductive medicine specialists, cardiologists and radiation oncologists. It will also be of interest to counsellors, psychologists, dietitians, physiotherapists and dentists as well as patients and their families.

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