Ann C Mertens

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Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Radiation-related risk of basal cell carcinoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Tanya C Watt
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1240-50. 2012
  2. pmc Cause-specific late mortality among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Ann C Mertens
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1368-79. 2008
  3. pmc Subsequent neoplasms in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Debra L Friedman
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1083-95. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint New primary neoplasms of the central nervous system in survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Joseph P Neglia
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1528-37. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Secondary sarcomas in childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Tara O Henderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology Oncology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Ave, MC 4060, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:300-8. 2007
  6. pmc Late recurrence in pediatric cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Karen Wasilewski-Masker
    Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, 5455 Meridian Mark Rd, Ste 400, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1709-20. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Premature menopause in survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Charles A Sklar
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:890-6. 2006
  8. pmc Increasing rates of breast cancer and cardiac surveillance among high-risk survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma following a mailed, one-page survivorship care plan
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:818-24. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Leslie L Robison
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School and Cancer Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Cancer 104:2557-64. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome of partners of male survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:716-21. 2003

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  1. pmc Radiation-related risk of basal cell carcinoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Tanya C Watt
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1240-50. 2012
    ..Ionizing radiation is an established risk factor in certain populations, including cancer survivors. We quantified the association between ionizing radiation dose and the risk of BCC in childhood cancer survivors...
  2. pmc Cause-specific late mortality among 5-year survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Ann C Mertens
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1368-79. 2008
    ..The proportion of pediatric and adolescent cancer patients surviving 5 years has increased during the past four decades. This growing population of survivors remains at risk for disease- and treatment-associated late mortality...
  3. pmc Subsequent neoplasms in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Debra L Friedman
    Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 102:1083-95. 2010
    ..We have expanded our analysis of these events in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) to better understand the occurrence of these events as the survivor population ages...
  4. ncbi request reprint New primary neoplasms of the central nervous system in survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Joseph P Neglia
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1528-37. 2006
    ..However, the details of the dose-response relationships, the expression of excess risk over time, and the modifying effects of other host and treatment factors have not been well defined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Secondary sarcomas in childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Tara O Henderson
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology Oncology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Ave, MC 4060, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:300-8. 2007
    ..We analyzed a large cohort of childhood cancer survivors to determine the true incidence of secondary sarcomas and to examine factors associated with the risk of developing secondary sarcomas...
  6. pmc Late recurrence in pediatric cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Karen Wasilewski-Masker
    Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, 5455 Meridian Mark Rd, Ste 400, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1709-20. 2009
    ..We sought to estimate late recurrence rates for the most common pediatric cancers and to determine risk factors for late recurrence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Premature menopause in survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Charles A Sklar
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:890-6. 2006
    ..However, published data pertaining to the risk and frequency of premature menopause are limited...
  8. pmc Increasing rates of breast cancer and cardiac surveillance among high-risk survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma following a mailed, one-page survivorship care plan
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:818-24. 2011
    ..Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) survivors face substantially elevated risks of breast cancer and cardiovascular disease. They and their physicians are often unaware of these risks and surveillance recommendations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Leslie L Robison
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School and Cancer Center, Minneapolis, USA
    Cancer 104:2557-64. 2005
    ..The ongoing evaluation of large and diverse cohorts of cancer survivors will aid in further identifying individuals who should be the target of innovative intervention strategies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome of partners of male survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:716-21. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the effect, if any, on pregnancy loss, live births, and birthweight of treatment for cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence...
  11. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors in adult survivors of pediatric cancer--a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Lillian R Meacham
    AFLAC Cancer Center, Emory University, Hematology Oncology and Endocrinology, 2015 Uppergate Drive Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:170-81. 2010
    ..Childhood cancer survivors are at higher risk of morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease compared with the general population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic health conditions in adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1572-82. 2006
    ..Only a few small studies have assessed the long-term morbidity that follows the treatment of childhood cancer. We determined the incidence and severity of chronic health conditions in adult survivors...
  13. pmc Inconsistent mammography perceptions and practices among women at risk of breast cancer following a pediatric malignancy: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Stephanie M Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1585-95. 2010
    ..For women with negative perceptions, acknowledging the importance of asymptomatic screening was associated with mammography...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute ovarian failure in the childhood cancer survivor study
    Wassim Chemaitilly
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:1723-8. 2006
    ..Its precise incidence is unknown, and data concerning its risk factors are limited...
  15. pmc Breast cancer surveillance practices among women previously treated with chest radiation for a childhood cancer
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 301:404-14. 2009
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  16. pmc Modifiable risk factors and major cardiac events among adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Gregory T Armstrong, Daniel A Mulrooney, and Leslie L Robison, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN Kevin C Oeffinger and Charles A Sklar, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Yan Chen and Yutaka Yasui, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Toana Kawashima, Wendy Leisenring, and Eric J Chow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Eric J Chow, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA Marilyn Stovall and Jean Bernard Durand, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX and Ann C Mertens, William Border, and Lillian R Meacham, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    J Clin Oncol 31:3673-80. 2013
    ..To evaluate the relative contribution of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors on the development of major cardiac events in aging adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  17. doi request reprint Psychosocial outcomes and health-related quality of life in adult childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Lonnie K Zeltzer
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1752, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:435-46. 2008
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  18. pmc Impact of insurance type on survivor-focused and general preventive health care utilization in adult survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)
    Jacqueline Casillas
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Cancer 117:1966-75. 2011
    ..The influence of insurance type (private, public, none) on survivor-focused and general preventive health care in adult survivors of childhood cancer was examined...
  19. ncbi request reprint Growth hormone treatment and risk of second neoplasms in the childhood cancer survivor
    Berrin Ergun-Longmire
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York, 10021, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3494-8. 2006
    ..In a previous report, although we did not find an increase in the risk of disease recurrence in survivors treated with GH, GH-treated survivors did have an increased risk of developing a second neoplasm (SN) (rate ratio, 3.21)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Physical impairment and social adaptation in adult survivors of childhood and adolescent rhabdomyosarcoma: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study
    Judith A Punyko
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Psychooncology 16:26-37. 2007
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  21. pmc Risk factors for smoking among adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Lisa S Kahalley
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Psychology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:428-34. 2012
    ..The present study reports on the rate of smoking and identifies factors associated with smoking in a sample of adolescent survivors from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Factors that affect final height and change in height standard deviation scores in survivors of childhood cancer treated with growth hormone: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Carrie M Brownstein
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Pediatrics, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:4422-7. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term medical effects of childhood and adolescent rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Judith A Punyko
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:643-53. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the incidence of adverse medical conditions and to assess the risk of developing these conditions in a cohort of long-term survivors of rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) diagnosed before age 21...
  24. pmc Behaviors associated with ultraviolet radiation exposure in a cohort of adult survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Natasha Buchanan
    Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta Emory University, Department of Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer 115:4374-84. 2009
    ..The potential role of ultraviolet radiation exposure in survivors has not been described...
  25. ncbi request reprint Final height and body mass index among adult survivors of childhood brain cancer: childhood cancer survivor study
    James G Gurney
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:4731-9. 2003
    ..We did not find a corresponding elevated risk for obesity...
  26. doi request reprint Twenty years of follow-up among survivors of childhood and young adult acute myeloid leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel A Mulrooney
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School and Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer 112:2071-9. 2008
    ..Limited data exist on the comprehensive assessment of late medical and social effects experienced by survivors of childhood and young adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML)...
  27. pmc Correlates of continued smoking versus cessation among survivors of smoking-related cancers
    Carla J Berg
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Psychooncology 22:799-806. 2013
    ..We examined correlates of continued smoking versus cessation among a sample of survivors of smoking-related cancers who were actively smoking at the time of cancer diagnosis...
  28. pmc Ocular late effects in childhood and adolescent cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Kimberly F Whelan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:103-9. 2010
    ..Approximately 80% of children currently survive 5 years following diagnosis of their cancer. Studies based on limited data have implicated certain cancer therapies in the development of ocular sequelae in these survivors...
  29. pmc Morbidity and mortality in long-term survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Sharon M Castellino
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Blood 117:1806-16. 2011
    ..6; 95% CI 1.4-5.1), or a serious cardiovascular condition (HR, 4.4; 95% CI 2.7-7.3). Excess mortality from second neoplasms and cardiovascular disease vary by sex and persist > 20 years of follow-up in childhood HL survivors...
  30. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in long-term adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Lillian R Meacham
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer 103:1730-9. 2005
    ..The goals of the current study were to determine the distribution of body mass index (BMI) of survivors of common pediatric malignancies and to identify factors associated with abnormal BMI...
  31. pmc Knowledge of hepatitis C virus screening in long-term pediatric cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Meagan Lansdale
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Cancer 116:974-82. 2010
    ..Pediatric cancer survivors who were treated before routine hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening of blood donors in 1992 have an elevated risk of transfusion-acquired HCV...
  32. ncbi request reprint Endocrine and cardiovascular late effects among adult survivors of childhood brain tumors: Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    James G Gurney
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 97:663-73. 2003
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Severity of health conditions identified in a pediatric cancer survivor program
    Karen Wasilewski-Masker
    The Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service at Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:976-82. 2010
    ..0 (CTCAE) was designed for reporting acute and late effects of cancer treatment. To date, no study of pediatric-aged cancer survivors has graded health conditions using CTCAE, for patients in active follow-up in a cancer survivor program...
  34. pmc Auditory complications in childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Kimberly Whelan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:126-34. 2011
    ..Studies have found associations between cancer therapies and auditory complications, but data are limited on long-term outcomes and risks associated with multiple exposures...
  35. ncbi request reprint Limitations on physical performance and daily activities among long-term survivors of childhood cancer
    Kirsten K Ness
    Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Intern Med 143:639-47. 2005
    ..Survivors of childhood cancer may experience important disease- and treatment-related late effects, including functional limitations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary complications in survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer. A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Ann C Mertens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School and Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Cancer 95:2431-41. 2002
    ..Previous studies have shown that exposure to chemotherapy and/or radiation can compromise pulmonary function in these survivors of childhood cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Body composition, muscle strength deficits and mobility limitations in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:975-81. 2007
    ..We compared body composition, muscle strength, and mobility between 75 adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and expected values based on population normative data...
  38. ncbi request reprint Minority adult survivors of childhood cancer: a comparison of long-term outcomes, health care utilization, and health-related behaviors from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Sharon M Castellino
    Department of Pediatrics, East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:6499-507. 2005
    ..To determine the influence of race/ethnicity on outcomes in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Adrenal function testing in pediatric cancer survivors
    Briana C Patterson
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:1302-7. 2009
    ..Central adrenal insufficiency is observed after cranial radiation therapy for cancer. Screening at risk patients is recommended, but the best screening strategy is unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in the leptin receptor gene and obesity in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Julie A Ross
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3558-62. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint XRCC1 and glutathione-S-transferase gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to radiotherapy-related malignancies in survivors of Hodgkin disease
    Ann C Mertens
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Cancer 101:1463-72. 2004
    ..Survivors of Hodgkin disease (HD), in particular, have been shown to be at high risk of subsequent malignancy, the occurrence of which has been associated strongly with exposure to radiotherapy...
  42. ncbi request reprint Risk of disease recurrence and second neoplasms in survivors of childhood cancer treated with growth hormone: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Charles A Sklar
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3136-41. 2002
    ..The increased number of SN, particularly in survivors of acute leukemia, is of concern, but the data need to be interpreted with caution given the small number of events...
  43. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and social outcomes in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Kris Ann P Schultz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:3649-56. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate behavioral and social outcomes of adolescent childhood cancer survivors using data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Self-reported family history of cancer: the utility of probing questions
    Nina S Kadan-Lottick
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Epidemiology 14:737-40. 2003
    ..Self-reported data might be nonspecific and prone to errors, although of high quality for certain cancers. We evaluated the utility of a brief follow-up survey to elicit further details regarding uncertain cancer conditions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Primary care providers as partners in long-term follow-up of pediatric cancer survivors
    Lillian R Meacham
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 6:270-7. 2012
    ..To develop a model of shared healthcare delivery that includes primary care providers (PCP) and ensures best practice in follow-up of pediatric cancer survivors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy outcome of female survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Daniel M Green
    Department of Pediatrics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1070-80. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the effect, if any, of prior treatment with radiation therapy or chemotherapy for cancer diagnosed during childhood or adolescence on pregnancy loss, live births, and birth weight...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cause of mortality in 5-year survivors of childhood cancer
    Ann C Mertens
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:723-6. 2007
    ....
  48. pmc A model-based estimate of cumulative excess mortality in survivors of childhood cancer
    Jennifer M Yeh
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:409-17, W131-8. 2010
    ..Although childhood cancer survival rates have dramatically increased, survivors face elevated risk for life-threatening late effects, including secondary cancer...
  49. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer survivors' knowledge about their past diagnosis and treatment: Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Nina S Kadan-Lottick
    Department of Pediatrics, 420 Delaware St SE, Mayo Mail Code 715, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    JAMA 287:1832-9. 2002
    ..This knowledge is necessary to motivate them to seek medical follow-up and to report essential history to health care professionals...
  50. pmc Health and well-being in adolescent survivors of early childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Ann C Mertens
    AFLAC Cancer Center, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Psychooncology 23:266-75. 2014
    ..Data about adolescent survivors' overall health and quality of life will help identify survivor subgroups most in need of targeted attention to successfully transition to adulthood...
  51. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of body mass index (BMI) in pediatric cancer survivors and their providers
    Swati V Elchuri
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:1445-50. 2014
    ..Perceptions of BMI status in cancer survivors have been understudied. This study determines the accuracy of parent/survivor and provider reporting of BMI status in a cancer survivor program...
  52. ncbi request reprint Psychological outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Brad J Zebrack
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 110:42-52. 2002
    ..To evaluate and compare psychological outcomes in long-term survivors of pediatric leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and sibling controls...
  53. pmc Fatigue and sleep disturbance in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study (CCSS)
    Daniel A Mulrooney
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Blood and Marrow Transplantation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Sleep 31:271-81. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence of and risk factors for fatigue and sleep disturbance among adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  54. pmc Medical care in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Paul C Nathan
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:4401-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether childhood cancer survivors receive regular medical care focused on the specific morbidities that can arise from their therapy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prediction of second malignant neoplasm incidence in a large cohort of long-term survivors of childhood cancers
    Irina Dinu
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1026-31. 2008
    ..The ability to predict adverse-event occurrences accurately in long-term survivors of childhood cancer is of high importance in late effects research, both clinically and methodologically...
  56. ncbi request reprint Obesity in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 753900 9067, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:1359-65. 2003
    ..To determine whether adult survivors (>or= 18 years of age) of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are at increased risk for obesity and to assess patient and treatment variables that influence risk...
  57. ncbi request reprint Genetic effects of radiotherapy for childhood cancer: gonadal dose reconstruction
    Marilyn Stovall
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60:542-52. 2004
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  58. ncbi request reprint An examination of the dental utilization practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Mark W Yeazel
    University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Practice and Community Health, Mayo Medical Code 381, 420 Delaware Street, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:50-4. 2004
    ..This study characterized the self-reported dental utilization practice of long-term survivors of childhood cancer, a group at increased risk for treatment-induced dental abnormalities...
  59. ncbi request reprint Health insurance coverage in survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:9187-97. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence and predictors of health insurance coverage and the difficulties obtaining coverage in a large cohort of childhood cancer survivors...
  60. pmc Health care of young adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kevin C Oeffinger
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex 75390 9067, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:61-70. 2004
    ..We wanted to determine the type of outpatient medical care reported by young adult survivors of childhood cancer and to examine factors associated with limited medical care...
  61. ncbi request reprint The cancer screening practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Mark W Yeazel
    Department of Family Practice and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 100:631-40. 2004
    ..The current study characterized the self-reported cancer screening practices of adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  62. ncbi request reprint Physical inactivity in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Todd A Florin
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1356-63. 2007
    ..To determine if adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are less active (and more inactive) than the general population and to identify modifying factors...
  63. pmc Female survivors of childhood cancer: preterm birth and low birth weight among their children
    Lisa B Signorello
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd, Ste 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1453-61. 2006
    ..We investigated whether children of female childhood cancer survivors are at elevated risk of being born preterm or exhibiting restricted fetal growth and evaluated the associations of different cancer treatments on these outcomes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Study design and cohort characteristics of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: a multi-institutional collaborative project
    Leslie L Robison
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Med Pediatr Oncol 38:229-39. 2002
    ..To facilitate such research, a multi-institutional consortium established the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS), a large, diverse, and well-characterized cohort of 5-year survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer...
  65. ncbi request reprint Utilization of special education services and educational attainment among long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Pauline A Mitby
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School and Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Cancer 97:1115-26. 2003
    ..The objective of the current report was to compare the self-reported rates of special education (SE) and educational attainment among specific groups of childhood cancer survivors and a random sample of sibling controls...
  66. ncbi request reprint Genetic effects of radiotherapy for childhood cancer
    John D Boice
    International Epidemiology Institute, 1455 Research Blvd Ste 550, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Health Phys 85:65-80. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Health status of adult long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Melissa M Hudson
    Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis 38105, USA
    JAMA 290:1583-92. 2003
    ..Adult survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for medical and psychosocial sequelae that may adversely affect their health status...
  68. ncbi request reprint Long-term neurologic and neurosensory sequelae in adult survivors of a childhood brain tumor: childhood cancer survivor study
    Roger J Packer
    Department of Neurology, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:3255-61. 2003
    ..To describe the neurologic and neurosensory deficits in children with brain tumors (BTs), compare incidence of these deficits with that of a sibling control group, and evaluate the factors associated with the development of these deficits...
  69. ncbi request reprint Health care for childhood cancer survivors: insights and perspectives from a Delphi panel of young adult survivors of childhood cancer
    Brad J Zebrack
    University of Southern California School of Social Work, Los Angeles, California, 90089 0411, USA
    Cancer 100:843-50. 2004
    ..However, to the authors' knowledge, there is little literature published to date exploring potential barriers to long-term risk-based follow-up care for young adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  70. ncbi request reprint Predictors of smoking initiation and cessation among childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Karen Emmons
    Division of Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02067, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:1608-16. 2002
    ..To examine the determinants of smoking behavior among participants in the Childhood Cancer Survivors Study (CCSS)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Improving health care for adult survivors of childhood cancer: recommendations from a delphi panel of health policy experts
    Ann C Mertens
    Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 420 Delaware St SE, MMC 715, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Health Policy 69:169-78. 2004
    ..To identify barriers to, models of care for, and initiatives to improve health care of adult survivors of childhood cancer...
  72. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer after childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Lisa B Kenney
    Children s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:590-7. 2004
    ..Survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for secondary breast cancer. Other than previous chest radiation therapy, risk factors for secondary breast cancer have not been established...
  73. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of childhood cancer survivors predicted their successful tracing
    Ann C Mertens
    Department of Pediatrics Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of Minnesota Medical School and Cancer Center, 420 Delaware Street, SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:933-44. 2004
    ..We evaluated the characteristics of those requiring tracing and factors that influenced tracing success...
  74. doi request reprint The impact of limitations in physical, executive, and emotional function on health-related quality of life among adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Kirsten K Ness
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:128-36. 2008
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Employment status among adult survivors in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Jenny W Y Pang
    University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:104-10. 2008
    ..With increased cure, childhood cancer survivors are reaching adulthood and seeking employment. Host, disease and treatment risk factors may contribute to inability to attain or maintain employment...
  76. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative therapy use in adult survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Ann C Mertens
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:90-7. 2008
    ..Little information is available on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in long-term survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer...
  77. ncbi request reprint Suicide among survivors of childhood cancer
    Mike M Hawkins
    J Clin Oncol 25:731-2; author reply 733-4. 2007
  78. pmc Alcohol consumption patterns and risk factors among childhood cancer survivors compared to siblings and general population peers
    E Anne Lown
    Alcohol Research Group, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    Addiction 103:1139-48. 2008
    ..This study describes alcohol consumption among adult survivors of pediatric cancer compared to sibling controls and a national sample of healthy peers. Risk factors for heavy drinking among survivors are described...
  79. pmc Longitudinal changes in obesity and body mass index among adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Edward G Garmey
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:4639-45. 2008
    ..We examined the rate of increase in the body mass index (BMI; kg/m(2)) after final height attainment in survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and a noncancer comparison group...
  80. ncbi request reprint A process evaluation of a telephone-based peer-delivered smoking cessation intervention for adult survivors of childhood cancer: the partnership for health study
    Elyse R Park
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Prev Med 42:435-42. 2006
    ..We examine associations between intervention implementation characteristics and study outcomes, as well as participant characteristics related to level of involvement in the intervention...
  81. ncbi request reprint Risk of selected subsequent carcinomas in survivors of childhood cancer: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
    Mylène Bassal
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology BMT, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:476-83. 2006
    ..To determine the risk of subsequent carcinomas other than breast, thyroid, and skin, and to identify factors that influence the risk among survivors of childhood cancer...
  82. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of cancer among siblings of long-term childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Debra L Friedman
    University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Suite D5 280, 1100 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1922-7. 2005
    ..9-1.0). Seventy percent of siblings' cancers developed in adulthood. These findings suggest that familial cancer syndromes may be revealed as this cohort and family members age and with accrual of more offspring and subjects with SMNs...
  83. ncbi request reprint The risk of cancer in twins: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Nina S Kadan-Lottick
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:476-81. 2006
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Nonmelanoma skin cancer in survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study
    Joanna L Perkins
    Children s Hospitals and Clinics, 2525 Chicago Ave S, Ste 4150, Minneapolis, MN 55404, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3733-41. 2005
    ..This article reports on the occurrence of secondary NMSC as a long-term effect of cancer therapy in survivors of childhood cancer...
  85. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival probabilities for childhood rhabdomyosarcoma. A population-based evaluation
    Judith A Punyko
    Department of Pediatrics and the University of Minnesota Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Cancer 103:1475-83. 2005
    ..The current study evaluated 5-year survival and 10-year conditional survival for RMS from U.S. population-based cancer registry data...
  86. ncbi request reprint Thyroid cancer in childhood cancer survivors: a detailed evaluation of radiation dose response and its modifiers
    Cécile M Ronckers
    Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, Maryland
    Radiat Res 166:618-28. 2006
    ..In summary, we applied models derived from radiobiology to describe the radiation dose-response curve for thyroid cancer in an epidemiological study and found convincing evidence for a downturn in risk at high doses...