Letters Survivors of childhood cancer

Integrated follow-up is needed

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c588 (Published 08 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c588
  1. John Wass, consultant endocrinologist1,
  2. Andy Toogood, consultant endocrinologist2,
  3. Georg Brabant, consultant endocrinologist3,
  4. Steve Ball, senior lecturer4,
  5. Richard Ross, professor of endocrinology5
  1. 1Department of Endocrinology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ
  2. 2Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
  3. 3Christie Hospital, Manchester
  4. 4School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle
  5. 5Department of Endocrinology, Sheffield University, Sheffield
  1. john.wass{at}noc.nhs.uk

    Jenney and Levitt state that currently 1 in 800 adults is a survivor of cancer and that the late sequelae of treatment is a major issue, highlighting cardiac consequences.1 Other consequences such as effects on the endocrine system are far more common. Indeed, 42% …

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