Goal 1: Promote Human Health

Simplify cancer survivor followup

Excellent work has been done by Childrens Oncology Group and Childhood Cancer survivor group and the late effects of cancer treatment ,especially in children but also young adults is an ongoing field of study. However protocols for follow up studies ,which should be done and how often and by whom are very complicated and hard to follow.

My idea is to develop a simple, relatively inexpensive and user friendly,protocol for the surveillance in these patients which can be done by internists or general practitioners or nurse practitioners.

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