The St. Jude Life evaluation includes a basic physical exam and functional assessment. Additional tests are conducted on the basis of the specific cancer treatment received. These may include tests of hearing, vision, heart and lung function, or diagnostic tests such as x-rays exams or scans.
St. Jude Life Evaluation
1. Health Exam
Health exams are used to check for conditions related to specific treatments for childhood cancer.
2. Walking Test
You will be asked to walk for six minutes, and we will record how far you walk.
3. Daily Activity Test
We will check to see how you do on daily activities, like putting on a jacket.
4. Hand and Feet Test
We will test the feeling in your hands and feet.
5. Flexibility Test
We will check to see how flexible you are.
6. Heart Rhythm Test
We will evaluate your heart rhythm with a 12-lead electrocardiogram.
7. Hearing Test
We will test your hearing.
8. Lung Test
We will check your lung capacity.