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Supportive Studies: Long Term Effects
Progress in the treatment of pediatric cancers has resulted in increasing numbers of long-term childhood cancer survivors. Investigators have an opportunity to evaluate the effects of cancer treatments which occur long after completion of these treatments. Cancer treatments may lead to a variety of other medical complications or other cancers. The short term effects for cancer treatments have been well documented. Long term monitoring of pediatric cancer survivors will help define conditions which arise, attempt to prevent complications, or provide early intervention for patients who are at risk.
Only current St. Jude patients are eligible.
Melissa Hudson, MD
The above information is intended to provide only a basic description about a research protocol that may be currently active at St. Jude. The details made available here may not be the most up-to-date information on protocols used by St. Jude. To receive full details about a protocol and its status and or use at St. Jude, a physician must contact St. Jude directly.