Life-altering late effects and their management in survivors of childhood malignancy
Session type: Parallel sessions
1Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle, UK, 2Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, UK
The aim of this session is to describe some of the most severe and/or life-changing toxicities that may occur in survivors of childhood malignancy. It will include:
- Epidemiological research that has informed efforts to improve care of survivors and reduce frequency of late mortality.
- Laboratory and clinical research/technological advances to improve the management of fertility impairment in female survivors.
- An overview of survivorship issues in general, with particular emphasis on how survivors lives are changed.