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Longitudinal Assessment of Neurocognitive Outcomes in Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treated on a Contemporary Chemotherapy Protocol

OPEN Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology | 10 Feb 2016

LM Jacola, KR Krull, CH Pui, D Pei, C Cheng, WE Reddick and HM Conklin
Abstract
Survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treated with CNS-directed chemotherapy are at risk for neurocognitive deficits. Prospective longitudinal studies are needed to clarify the neurodevelopmental trajectory in this vulnerable population.
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Lymphoblast, Chemotherapy regimens, Longitudinal study, Sociology, Chemotherapy, Leukemia, Vincristine, Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
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