Chapter 6 reviews educational services appropriate for childhood cancer survivors.

Chapter 7 discusses two potential social consequences of cancer survivorship—insurance and employment discrimination.

Chapter 8 surveys ongoing clinical and health services research aimed at improving care and outlines research strategies to prevent and ameliorate the consequences of late effects of childhood cancer.

Chapter 9 summarizes key findings and presents the Board’s recommendations for action by Congress, health care purchasers, health plans, health care providers, individual consumers, and health services researcher.


Institute of Medicine. 1999. Ensuring Quality Cancer Care. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Institute of Medicine. 2001. Improving Palliative Care for Cancer. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Institute of Medicine. 2002. When Children Die: Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and Their Families. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Keene N. 2002. Solicitation of concerns of cancer survivors and their family through survivorship listserv and provided to the National Cancer Policy Board.

Keene N, Hobbie W, Ruccione K. 2000. Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Your Future. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly and Associates, Inc.

Ries LAG, Eisner MP, Kosary CL, Hankey BF, Miller BA, Clegg L, Edwards BK, Editors. 2002. SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1973-1999. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute.

Smith MA, Ries LAG. 2002. Childhood Cancer: Incidence, Survival, and Mortality. Pizzo PA, Poplack DG, Eds. In: Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001

Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement