Young Cancer Survivors At Risk For Behaviors That Raise Future Cancer Risk

Wed, 24 Jan 2007 10:00 AM EST

... A significant number of young survivors of childhood cancers smoke, are physically inactive and/or don't use sunscreen, according to researchers at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. While these behaviors can be a future cancer risk to adolescents who have not had cancer, they can pose special peril to those who have been treated for the disease, investigators say. ...