Scientific article

Monitoring pulmonary health in Swiss childhood cancer survivors

Published inPediatric Blood and Cancer, vol. 65, no. 10, e27255
Publication date2018

Childhood cancer survivors are at increased risk for pulmonary morbidity and mortality. International guidelines recommend pulmonary function tests (PFT) during follow-up care. This nationwide study assessed how many children received PFT within 5 years after pulmotoxic treatment in Switzerland, types of tests, and predictors for testing.

  • Adolescent
  • Antineoplastic Agents/adverse effects
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Child
  • Child
  • Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant
  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Lung Diseases/diagnosis/epidemiology/etiology
  • Male
  • Neoplasms/therapy
  • Radiation Injuries/diagnosis/epidemiology
  • Registries
  • Respiratory Function Tests
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
  • Europe
  • Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry
  • Childhood cancer survivors
  • Lung function measurements
  • Pulmotoxic
  • Autre - Swiss Cancer Research. Grant Number: 4157‐02‐2017
  • Autre - Swiss Cancer League. Grant Number: 3412‐02‐2014
Citation (ISO format)
KASTELER, Rahel et al. Monitoring pulmonary health in Swiss childhood cancer survivors. In: Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 2018, vol. 65, n° 10, p. e27255. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27255
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ISSN of the journal1545-5009

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