Childhood Cancer Survivors May Face Shortened Lifespan, Study Reveals
Chemo and radiation harm more than they help.
~ Uncle Russ
ScienceDaily (Apr. 7, 2010) — Although more children today are surviving cancer than ever before, young patients successfully treated in the 1970s and 80s may live a decade less, on average, than the general population, according to a study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard School of Public Health.