Most survivors of childhood cancer have chronic problems later in life

06/11/2013 | Bloomberg · U.S. News & World Report

U.S. researchers looked at more than 1,700 survivors of childhood cancer and found that 98% of them had at least one chronic health condition as they became adults. The most common chronic ailment was abnormal lung function, which affected 65% of the survivors, followed by hearing loss, and endocrine or reproductive issues. The findings appear in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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