The Long-Term Follow-Up Study has published more than 300 publications in scientific journals since it was launched in 1994. Some of these articles, on a wide range of topics, are summarized here.
The experience of childhood cancer may lead some survivors to feel satisfaction with their lives and improve their emotional health, new LTFU research suggests.
A new study has demonstrated that, overall, cancer survivors who were treated more recently suffer from fewer severe chronic health problems.
A new LTFU research study has revealed that adolescents and young adults who survived cancer diagnosed in early childhood are not getting enough physical activity to benefit their health.
More than a third of adult male survivors of childhood cancer had an inaccurate perception of their infertility risk, according to an LTFU study.
Not all survivors need to be concerned, but knowing the health risks you face is crucial to protecting your health.
LTFU researchers found that managing chronic conditions and making healthy lifestyle choices can help cancer survivors stay sharp as they age.
Compared to siblings, childhood cancer survivors face higher health care costs and higher rates of denial of insurance, according to a study by LTFU researchers.
Early menopause decreases the risk of subsequent breast cancer even for women who are treated with hormone replacement therapy.
LTFU Study researchers have developed a new tool to help survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer predict their personal risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.
New study looks at survivors and "job lock": Career advancement versus work-related health insurance.
A recent LTFU study looked at cancer survivors’ experience of financial stress due to the cost of medical care.
Cancer survivors treated with abdomen, spine or pelvis radiation are at an increased risk of colorectal cancer.
A team of LTFU Study researchers wanted to find out more about what causes fatigue and poor sleep in adult survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma.
Childhood cancer survivors should receive healthcare that includes regular medical screenings tailored to their unique therapy-related risks, known as "risk-based" care.
An LTFU Study research team has explored the smoking habits of our sibling participants.
Newer, less toxic treatments are effective at curing childhood cancer while reducing the risk of serious side effects and premature death.
Adult survivors of childhood cancer have many health-related needs that go beyond medical treatment.
Both adult survivors of childhood cancer and their siblings may be understandably concerned about health-related issues.
Participants in the LTFU Study are helping to provide insights into the survivorship experience of African-American and Hispanic childhood cancer survivors.
As more and more people diagnosed with cancer in childhood or adolescence became long-term survivors, researchers wanted to design therapies that cure cancer while reducing side effects.
Broad participation in the Long-Term Follow-Up Study has contributed to an increase of knowledge about long-term health of childhood cancer survivors.
The majority of cancer survivors have a mild to moderate chronic health condition related to their treatment.
Childhood cancer survivors are more likely than non-survivors to have health-related issues that result in the need for US Social Security support and disability programs.
The US Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires all health insurance providers to offer affordable coverage without penalty for pre-existing conditions.
Long-Term Follow-Up Study research found that women are able to have healthy pregnancies at the same rate as non-survivors. Men are also able to father equally healthy children.
Regular heart screenings can catch early signs of disease or damage for childhood cancer survivors.
Recent findings of the Long-Term Follow-Up Study have shown that regular exercise leads to fewer heart problems and lowers the risk of disease.
Risks for an infection are increased in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Proper immunizations and care can lower the possibility.
Long-Term Follow-Up Study research has found that growth hormone treatment does not increase a survivor’s risk of developing a brain tumor.
Brain tumor survivors, compared to their siblings, are more likely to develop poor lung health.