Head and Neck

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Late effect Radiotherapy dose Type of systemic therapy Bone and muscle  Hypoplasia RT dose >18–24 Gy (lower dose for younger children, lower for soft tissue/muscle compared to bone) [30, 37,…

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The Thyroid Gland

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Fig. 9.1 Gross anatomy of the neck showing the thyroid gland in relation to nerves, vasculature, and muscles [81] The thyroid gland consists of follicles, lined with a single layer…

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Health Promotion

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Children and adolescents  Improved cardiopulmonary and muscular fitness  Improved bone health  Improved cardiovascular and metabolic health biomarkers  Reduced symptoms of depression Adults  Lower risk of early death  Lower risk of…

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Genitourinary

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Organ Surgery Radiation therapy Chemotherapy Kidney Late proteinuria possible with single kidney Renal failure if bilateral A single normal kidney usually provides good function Bilateral injury can lead to renal…

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The Testes

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(1) Cancer Survivorship, Childern’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylania, Philadelphia, USA   14.1 Pathophysiology 14.1.1 Overview of Normal Gonadal Development 14.1.2 Anatomy of…

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Methodology Considerations in the Study of Survivors of Childhood Cancer

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© Springer International Publishing 2015Cindy L. Schwartz, Wendy L. Hobbie, Louis S. Constine and Kathleen S. Ruccione (eds.)Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent CancerPediatric Oncology10.1007/978-3-319-16435-9_22 22. Methodology Considerations in the Study of Survivors of Childhood Cancer Ann C. Mertens3  , Wendy Leisenring1…

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Legal Issues

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(1) Rutgers School of Law, 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ, USA   21.1 Introduction 21.2 The Scope of Cancer-Based Employment Problems 21.2.1 The Types of Employment Problems Encountered by Cancer…

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Psychological Aspects of Long-Term Survivorship

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Group Health belief pattern Appropriate intervention Adaptive beliefs group AYAs demonstrate high scores on all HCBI factors Support that reinforces positive beliefs and reinforces adherence to recommendations and achieving personal…

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