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    11/18/2013
    Childhood cancer survivors may face early aging

    Feeling exhausted? Having trouble getting off the couch? Many people might voice these complaints after a tough day at work. But for childhood cancer survivors, these symptoms may be signs of something more serious: premature aging.

     
     
    11/18/2013
    Adult survivors of childhood cancer at risk of becoming frail at an early age

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study finds that young adults who had cancer as children are more likely to be frail than their peers; this condition leaves survivors at increased risk of death and chronic disease. (Dr. Kirsten Ness)

     
     
    09/26/2013
    Knowledge is Power

    Cancer survivors learn to be proactive about their health.

     
     
    05/26/2009
    Study shows childhood cancer survivors exercise less

    In a new study of adults who survived cancer as children, St. Jude researchers have found that many survivors lead sedentary lifestyles and are more likely to be less physically active than their siblings.