Genetisk epidemiologi


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Educational achievements among survivors of childhood cancer

A new study from IGS shows that an overall lower proportion of survivors of cancer diagnosed at young ages (<19 years) completed their education compared with the cancer-free population.


Deficits in completion of an educational level were mainly observed among survivors of CNS-tumours and those assumed to have received CNS-directed therapy. Choices of educational fields among the cancer survivors were in general similar to the cancer-free population at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Read the full article in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.