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    Armstrong: News Releases & Feature Stories

     
    03/17/2014
    Childhood cancer survivors face mounting health risks in midlife

    The latest results from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study reinforce the importance of lifelong health care for adult survivors of childhood cancer. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators led the study.

     
     
    03/17/2014
    Health gap between adult survivors of childhood cancer and siblings widens with age

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Long-term follow-up of adult survivors of childhood cancer reinforces need for lifelong health surveillance for childhood cancer survivors. (Gregory Armstrong, MD)

     
     
    10/10/2013
    Preventable risk factors pose serious threat to heart health of childhood cancer survivors

    A Childhood Cancer Survivors Study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital suggests that reducing risk factors like hypertension might lower the risk of heart disease for survivors as they age. (Dr. Greg Armstrong)

     
     
    06/27/2011
    Childhood cancer survivors are at high risk for multiple tumors as they age

    Findings from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators identify new cancer risks when survivors become adults; underscore the importance of regular cancer screenings

     
     
    06/07/2010
    Non-melanoma skin cancer may help identify survivors at increased risk for future cancers

    Childhood cancer survivors diagnosed later with non-melanoma skin cancer may be at increased risk for having a malignant tumor within 15 years, according to research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators.

     
     
    07/01/2009
    Study tracks long-term challenges facing survivors of childhood CNS tumors

    The most comprehensive study yet of long-term survivors of childhood central nervous system (CNS) tumors details risks some survivors face decades after their diagnosis, prompting a renewed call for improved follow-up care.