People who survive cancer during childhood and adolescence have a higher chance of developing second cancers later in life than their peers who did not have cancer. Dr Eva Steliarova-Foucher is using vast amounts of data from across Europe to better understand the link between first and second cancers in this population. This work could help prevent childhood cancer survivors from developing new cancers.
Cancer risk in childhood cancer survivors (CRICCS): understanding the causes to target prevention
Dr Eva Steliarova-Foucher
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
2 September 2020
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