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Hepatic late adverse effects after antineoplastic treatment for childhood cancer.

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Summary of "Hepatic late adverse effects after antineoplastic treatment for childhood cancer."

Survival rates have greatly improved as a result of more effective treatments for childhood cancer. Unfortunately, the improved prognosis has been accompanied by the occurrence of late, treatment-related complications. Liver complications are common during and soon after treatment for childhood cancer. However, among long-term childhood cancer survivors, the risk of hepatic late adverse effects is largely unknown. To make informed decisions about future cancer treatment and follow-up policies, it is important to know the risk of, and associated risk factors for, hepatic late adverse effects. This review is an update of a previously published Cochrane review.

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Name: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
ISSN: 1469-493X
Pages: CD008205

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