The cure rate for childhood cancer is one of medicine's greatest success stories. Tens of thousands more kids with cancer are living into adulthood. But researchers are discovering that childhood-cancer survivors are far more likely than others to develop heart disease and other serious health problems as adults. We'll hear what can be done about that and about the experience of living with cancer on The Sound of Ideas®. Photo courtesy Flashes of Hope
Health, Children's Health, Other, Community/Human Interest, Parenting/Child Care
Dr. Stephanie Savelli, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist, Akron Children's Hospital Lucas Rife, Ewing's Sarcoma Survivor Susan Rife, Lucas’ Mom Jennifer Fall, Adult Survivor of Childhood Cancer
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