Long-term Cardiovascular Toxicity in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Who Receive Cancer Therapy: Pathophysiology, Course, Monitoring, Management, Prevention, and Research Directions

Published: September 23, 2013

  • Cardiopulmonary diseases - are 3rd leading cause of death in survivors of childhood cancer
  • 24% of childhood cancer survivors - are greater than 30 years from initial diagnosis
  • Stroke among survivors - almost 10 times higher compared to siblings