The Natural History of Childhood Malignancies Treated With Radiation Therapy
-Children with cancer represent relatively rare disorders that are of unique scientific
importance and educational value.
-This protocol will allow follow-up of these patients for determination of the effects of
radiation on overall survival, as well as relapse-free/ disease-free survival, local
control, and the late sequelae of radiation therapy.
-Children with cancer and who require radiation are referred to the Radiation Oncology
Branch primarily from Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and from other
Branches of the NCI/NIH.
-This protocol is designed to provide the radiation component of therapy in children with
cancer that have diseases that are of unique scientific interests, importance, and/or
Kevin A Camphausen, M.D.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
United States: Federal Government
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