Today, the majority of children diagnosed with cancer can expect to be long-term survivors. Survivorship comes with numerous complex issues, including long-term effects of treatment and social and psychological concerns.
Clinical Services for Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Two clinics within the Perini Family Survivors' Center at Dana-Farber are designed to specifically help childhood-cancer survivors and pediatric brain-tumor survivors. The clinics offer tailored care and services to help survivors of cancer access clinical, support, and educational resources.
Childhood Cancer Survivors
The David B. Perini Jr. Quality of Life Clinic at Dana-Farber provides care and advocacy for survivors of childhood cancer, conducting research on the long-term effects of cancer treatments, and offering education and support for survivors of cancer.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors
The Stop & Shop Family Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Outcomes Clinic at Dana-Farber addresses the long-term needs of survivors of pediatric brain tumors. It also conducts research and shares its expertise with other centers.