Late effects of childhood cancer treatment

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Cancer.Net has created a video on late effects of childhood cancer treatment. They spoke with Doctor Lisa Diller who is a Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncolgy. Doctor Diller outlines the importance of watching for late effects of treatment for childhood cancer survivors.

Doctor Diller describes late effects as the side effects of the cancer treatment that occurs well after the cancer has been cured. She says to think of them as “effecting parts of the body that were detrimentally effected by therapy” such as chemotherapy, surgery or radiation. Watch the video below to find out more.

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