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Surviving Childhood Cancer

Friday, August 15, 2008 at 9:00 am
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The cure rate for childhood cancer is one of medicine's greatest success stories. Tens of thousands more kids with cancer are living into adulthood. But researchers are discovering that childhood-cancer survivors are far more likely than others to develop heart disease and other serious health problems as adults. We'll hear what can be done about that and about the experience of living with cancer on The Sound of Ideas®. Photo courtesy Flashes of Hope


Dr. Stephanie Savelli, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist, Akron Children's Hospital
Lucas Rife, Ewing's Sarcoma Survivor
Susan Rife, Lucas’ Mom
Jennifer Fall, Adult Survivor of Childhood Cancer

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