Cancer in Adolescents

Study: Chemo for Childhood Cancer Affects Male Survivors’ Fertility More Than Females’

A study by researchers from leading cancer centers across the US has found that modern chemotherapy treatments have only a small impact on the ability of female childhood and adolescent cancer survivors to have children when they grow up. However, male survivors are more likely to have fertility problems.

Children and Adolescents with Cancer Have Unique Needs

Young children and adolescents with cancer have physical and emotional needs that differ from those of adults with cancer.

Protecting Health After Childhood Cancer

The same cancer treatment that saves children’s lives may affect their health as they grow up, and into adulthood. Specialized follow-up care is needed.

Children with Cancer Face School-time Challenges

The first day of a new school year brings excitement, anticipation, and often jitters for many children. But for children with cancer or another long-term illness, numerous, sometimes lengthy absences from school all year round create extra challenges.