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Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer 

Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Chapter:
Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Source:
Psycho-Oncology (3 ed.)
Author(s):

Lisa A. Schwartz

, Branlyn Werba DeRosa

, and Anne E. Kazak

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199363315.003.0088

The goals of this chapter are to provide rationale for the unique health and psychosocial issues of adult survivors of childhood cancer, to describe the potential physical, neurocognitive, and psychosocial issues relevant to this population and factors that may contribute to risk and resiliency, to describe the impact of these issues on developmental outcomes, and to discuss future directions and clinical implications for healthcare providers and research.

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