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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

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

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  • Care for Children and Adolescents with Cancer
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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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