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Physiologic Markers for Accelerated Aging in Adult Survivor of Childhood Cancer

Purpose:

To identify an adult survivor of a childhood cancer showing evidence of premature frailty using the criteria of Ness et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

other testing, complications

ICD-10:

R54, Z85

Description:

Ness et al identified physiologic markers in adult survivors of a childhood cancer associated with premature frailty. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from additional interventions. The authors are from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

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