Childhood cancer survivors more likely to claim social security support as adults

21 abril 2015

Childhood cancer survivors are five times more likely to have enrolled in a Social Security disability assistance program than other citizens, a new American study concludes. «The long-term impact of cancer can affect other issues besides health outcomes,» said the lead author on the study. «We need to do a better job of helping people function throughout their lives, not just when they’re finishing their cancer therapy.»