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Dr Laurent Kremer,
Dr Morven Brown
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Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines are essential to ensure that childhood cancer survivors at risk of chronic health conditions receive effective long-term follow-up care. However, adult survivors of childhood cancer are not always engaged in recommended health promotion and follow-up practices, as many centres do not have a formal transition programme that prepares survivors and their families for successful transfer from child-centred to adult-oriented healthcare. The need for a specific pan-European guideline for the transition of care for childhood cancer survivors has been recognised. The first step is to define the concept of transition of care for survivors of childhood cancer based on existing evidence. (C) 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Mulder RL, van der Pal HJH, Levitt GA, Skinner R, Kremer LCM, Brown MC, Bardi E, Windsor R, Michel G, Frey E
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: European Journal of Cancer
Print publication date: 01/02/2016
Online publication date: 28/12/2015
Acceptance date: 08/10/2015
ISSN (print): 0959-8049
ISSN (electronic): 1879-0852
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