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Cardiac mortality among 200,000 five-year survivors of cancer diagnosed aged 15-39 years: the teenage and young adult cancer survivor study

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BACKGROUND: Survivors of teenage and young adult cancer are acknowledged as understudied. Little is known about their long-term adverse health risks, particularly of cardiac disease that is increased in other cancer populations where cardiotoxic treatments have been used. METHODS: The Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Survivor Study cohort comprises 200 945 5-year survivors of cancer diagnosed at 15 to 39 years of age in England and Wales from 1971 to 2006, and followed to 2014. Standardized mor...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.022514

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National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Medical Research Council More from this funder
British Heart Foundation More from this funder
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American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Circulation Journal website
Volume:
134
Issue:
20
Pages:
1519-1531
Publication date:
2016-11-07
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EISSN:
1524-4539
ISSN:
0009-7322
Pubs id:
pubs:660105
URN:
uri:52ac077e-2592-4648-b73b-5cafb8bb97da
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uuid:52ac077e-2592-4648-b73b-5cafb8bb97da
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pubs:660105
Paper number:
20

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