Second malignant tumors in childhood cancer survivors


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Kebudi R. , ÖZDEMİR G. N.

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.46, ss.270-274, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tpa.46.566
  • Dergi Adı: TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.270-274

Özet

The growing incidence of individuals surviving childhood cancer has increased the awareness of adverse long-term sequelae. One of the most unpleasant complications after cancer therapy is development of second malignant neoplasms. The risk of second malignancies is 2-3 times higher childhood cancer survivors and 20 year cumulative risk of secondary malignancies was reported as 3.2%. In this paper, the risk factors, differences according to cancer and therapy type and management strategies for secondary neoplasms in childhood cancer survivors were reviewed. (Turk Arch Ped 2011; 46:270-4)