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I had a neuroblastoma as an infant, what are the side effects as an adult from the cancer and chemo?
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Chronic problems
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.
gov/pmc/articles/pmc2728747/ this report will tell you and your doctor everything. You have a higher chance of chronic problems with your hormones, bones, muscles, and nervous system. You also have a higher chance of getting another cancer during your life. And just remember you survived bad cancer and tough treatment at a very young age, so it was worth it!

In brief: Chronic problems
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.
gov/pmc/articles/pmc2728747/ this report will tell you and your doctor everything. You have a higher chance of chronic problems with your hormones, bones, muscles, and nervous system. You also have a higher chance of getting another cancer during your life. And just remember you survived bad cancer and tough treatment at a very young age, so it was worth it!
Dr. Devon Webster
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Congratulations
Traetments then are likely very different than the treatments now.
It would be hard to forecast the possible effects, until you and your healthcare team knows your initial treatments. If you know where you had your treatments, you (or your healthcare team) can gather your treatment summaries. This will list alle the chemo/doses, radiation/doses and surgeries. Local pediatric hospital will help.

In brief: Congratulations
Traetments then are likely very different than the treatments now.
It would be hard to forecast the possible effects, until you and your healthcare team knows your initial treatments. If you know where you had your treatments, you (or your healthcare team) can gather your treatment summaries. This will list alle the chemo/doses, radiation/doses and surgeries. Local pediatric hospital will help.
Dr. James Ball
Dr. James Ball
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mild
A lot depends on the teatment.
If radiation was used ine can have growth defects of the spine resulting in scoliosis, kyphosis. There is also a delayed risk of latter solid tumors as a side effect of the chemo therapy used. This is the reason that one should have ongoing followwup.

In brief: Mild
A lot depends on the teatment.
If radiation was used ine can have growth defects of the spine resulting in scoliosis, kyphosis. There is also a delayed risk of latter solid tumors as a side effect of the chemo therapy used. This is the reason that one should have ongoing followwup.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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