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The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Cancer

MayaSternby Maya Stern, CKN Advisory Board Member

 

Every year, approximately 1500 children are diagnosed with cancer. Because of advances in treatment options, 78% of children with cancer survive more than 5 years, and 70% are considered long-term survivors (Childhood Cancer Canada, 2011).

 

I am a part of that long-term survivor population.


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