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Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer

For more information about late effects of treatment for childhood cancer, see the following:

  • Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers
  • Late Effects Directory of Services
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scans and Cancer

For more childhood cancer information and other general cancer resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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Adverse Effects

Cannabisand Cannabinoids Because cannabinoid receptors, unlike opioid receptors, are not located in the brainstem areas controlling respiration, lethal overdoses from Cannabis and cannabinoids do not occur.[1,2,3,4] However, cannabinoid receptors are present in other tissues throughout the body, not just in the central nervous system, and adverse effects include tachycardia, hypotension, conjunctival injection, bronchodilation, muscle relaxation, and decreased gastrointestinal motility. Although...

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  • CureSearch for Children's Cancer
  • Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer
  • Young People with Cancer: A Handbook for Parents
  • Care for Children and Adolescents with Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information for Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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