Scarring, disfigurement, and quality of life in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the childhood cancer survivor study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Alopecia
  • Cicatrix
  • Neoplasms
  • Quality of Life
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Survivors

abstract

  • Survivors of childhood cancer are at increased risk for disfigurement and persistent hair loss, which is associated with future emotional distress and reduced quality of life. Future studies are needed to better identify and manage functional outcomes in these patients.

publication date

  • July 10, 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3397782

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2011.39.3611

PubMed ID

  • 22614987

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2466

end page

  • 74

volume

  • 30

number

  • 20