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What are follow-up check ups for Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS)?

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These checkups can include physical exams, blood tests, and imaging scans to check for signs that their disease has returned.

Doctors will also watch for and treat long-term side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

From: What Is Rhabdomyosarcoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

KidsHealth.org: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative (SarcomaHelp.org): "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

National Cancer Institute: "Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment (PDQ)-Patient Version."

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on June 12, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

KidsHealth.org: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

The Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative (SarcomaHelp.org): "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: "Rhabdomyosarcoma."

National Cancer Institute: "Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment (PDQ)-Patient Version."

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on June 12, 2018

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