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Up to half of childhood cancer survivors will develop hormone disorders

It's estimated that by 2020, there will be half a million childhood cancer survivors in the United States. These survivors face a greater risk ... "Childhood cancer survivors have a high risk of devel... read more

Cancer as kids. Now what?

Of the 11 million American cancer survivors, 270,000 have survived childhood cancer. But they have not survived unscathed. In a kind of cosmic kick in the pants, the treatment that once saved them can ... read more

The mind and cancer

They have also shown that neither stress, personality traits nor depression cause cancer. Norman Swan: Hello and welcome to the Health Report with me, Norman Swan. Today, why do people with red hair a... read more

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Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows

From chaos to courage: Suicide attempt survivors go public to ... A previous attempt is the strongest risk factor for a subsequent suicide. Others include a mental health condition, such as depression ... read more

16-year-old brain cancer survivor died by suicide in 2016 after becoming entangled in 'disturbing' virtual world

The online posts and conversations that were discovered afterward, an LNP investigation found, revealed that Ethan — who had survived brain cancer ... high school students who were screened this past ... read more

Financial checkup should be part of health screenings for childhood cancer survivors

Credit: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital / Peter Barta Adult survivors of childhood cancer should ... and reproductive disorders, and second cancers as part of treatment-related late effects were ... read more

Many survivors of childhood brain cancer have cognitive difficulties, but these can be treated

Children diagnosed with brain cancer at a younger age are more at risk of long-term ... to become noticeable in survivors of brain cancer. They can show up when children start school, make new friends ... read more

Cancer Survivors Often Face Another Hurdle: Faster Aging

These ailments can include hormone and gland disorders, heart problems, brittle bones, lung scarring and new cancers. Survivors also are more likely to become frail as the years pass. Childhood ... wi... read more

Most childhood cancer survivors have health problems in adulthood

Those disorders include ... of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. Some survivors may be able to reduce their risk of certain health conditions. For instance, cancer survivors who ar... read more

Brain Injury Survivors Who Become Obese Face Greater Risk for Chronic Illness

Being overweight or obese is linked to a greater risk ... high blood pressure, heart failure, and diabetes. Overweight/obese patients also rated themselves as having poorer general health. The frequen... read more

Colonoscopies carry risks for older colon cancer survivors, study says

People with colorectal cancer or high-risk polyps usually undergo repeat colonoscopies every few years to make sure the disease hasn't recurred. The Unites States Preventive Services Task Force recomm... read more

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