Impact of vision loss among survivors of childhood central nervous system astroglial tumors Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Astrocytoma
  • Blindness
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms
  • Survivors

abstract

  • Adult survivors of childhood astroglial tumors with bilateral blindness were more likely to live unmarried and dependently and to be unemployed. Survivors with visual impairment but some remaining vision did not differ significantly with respect to psychological function and socioeconomic status from those without visual impairment. Cancer 2016;122:730-739. © 2016 American Cancer Society.

publication date

  • March 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4764436

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.29705

PubMed ID

  • 26755438

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 730

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 122

number

  • 5