In collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Bonita Stanton, Drs. Max J. Coppes and Leontien Kremer have created a comprehensive issue devoted to Challenges After treatment for Childhood Cancer. They have selected top experts to provide current clinical reviews for clinicians. Articles are specifically devoted to the following topics: Stories from survivors and introduction to survivorship; What we know about survivors and how we know this: Early studies, early cohorts, registries and current cohorts of survivors; Radiotherapy and late effects; Guidelines for survivorship care after childhood cancer; Lifestyle, fatigue, social integration in survivors; Psychological & neurocognitive health; Second cancer risk: Risk, exposures, genetics; Cardiovascular and pulmonary disease; Fertility and reproductive complications; Endocrine health conditions; Renal and hepatic health after childhood cancer; Hearing and other neurologic problems; and The future of survivorship. Pediatricians will come away with clinical updates that they need to improve patient outcomes.
Edited by Max J. Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC and Leontien Kremer, Prinses Maxima Centrum,Netherlands