Anticancer chemotherapy in teenagers and young adults: managing long term side effects
The purpose of this activity is to review the common cancers seen in teenagers and young adults (TYAs) and the long term side effects of chemotherapy.
Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
- Recognise common cancers in teenagers and young adults (TYAs)
- Review the fertility implications of chemotherapy as a TYA
- Review the risk of second malignancies in TYAs who have chemotherapy
- Review the neurocognitive and psychosocial effects associated with chemotherapy in TYAs.
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Sophie Cook is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London.
We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.
CME Disclaimer :
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
14 Sep 2016
14 Sep 2016
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