August 24, 2013

The Science of Late Effects

Scientific Literature Related to Late Effects of Cancer Treatment and Rooted in Ongoing Data Collection

*Literature is listed in chronological order to provide context for recent findings

Knowledge Gaps among Survivors and Providers:

1) Childhood Cancer Survivors’ Knowledge of Past Diagnosis and Treatment: JAMA. 2002 Apr 10;287(14):1832-9

2) Knowledge of Hepatitis C Virus Screening in Long Term Pediatric Cancer Survivors: a Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Cancer. 2010 Feb 15;116(4):974-82

3) Childhood Cancer’s Health Woes Persist for Years

4) Pediatric Oncology Survivorship: Conveying Risks and Communicating Information at the Right Time for the Individual. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2013 Sep;7(3):289-95

Meeting the Healthcare Needs of the Survivorship Population:

1) Recognizing Health Risks in Childhood Cancer Survivors. Journal of the Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2005 Mar Vol (17)3. 96-103

2) Stakeholder Validation of Model of Readiness to Transition to Adult Care. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Aug 19

3)  Late Effects as an Emerging Specialty in Paediatric Oncology: How to Prepare the Workforce? Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2013 Sep;7(3):296-302

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among Survivors:

1) Prevalence and predictors of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in adult survivors of childhood cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

2) Defining Medical Post Traumatic Stress among Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2011 Jul-Aug;33(4):347-53

Cardiotoxicity among Survivors:

1) Cardiotoxicity and Cardioprotection during Chemotherapy: Curr Opin Oncol. 1995 Jul;7(4):304-9

2) Multicenter Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Cardioprotection of Dexrazoxane versus No CardioProtection in Women Receiving Epirubicin for Advanced Breast Cancer: J Clin Oncol. 1996 Dec;14(12):3112-20

Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy:

1) Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy:Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1993 Apr 30;26(1):43-9

2) Radiation-Induced Neuropathy in Cancer Survivors: Radiother Oncol. 2012 Dec;105(3):273-82

3) Radiation-Induced Neuropathies: Collateral Damage of Improved Cancer Prognosis. Rev Neurol (Paris). 2012 Dec;168(12):939-50

4) Late Radiation Injury to Peripheral Nerves: Handb Clin Neurol. 2013;115:743-58

Radiation-Induced Thyroid Dysfunction:

1) Long Term Survivorship at a Price: Late Term, Therapy-Associated Toxicites in the Adult Survivor of Hodgkin Lymphoma.  Ther Adv Hematol. 2011 Apr;2(2):111-9. doi: 10.1177/2040620711402414

2) Late Effects of Therapy for Hodgkins Lymphoma Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2007 Jul;2(3):143-50. doi: 10.1007/s11899-007-0020-4

3) American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Evidence Review on the Ongoing Care of Adult Cancer Survivors: Cardiac and Pulmomary Effects J Clin Oncol. 2007 Sep 1;25(25):3991-4008. Epub 2007 Jun 18

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