TABLE 1

Parental Perceived Likelihood of Specific Late Effects

Late Effect Likelihoodn of N (%)
Cardiac toxicity
 Extremely or very6 of 90 (7)
 Somewhat, a little, or not at all84 of 90 (93)
Infertility
 Extremely or very19 of 93 (20)
 Somewhat, a little, or not at all74 of 93 (80)
Second malignancy
 Extremely or very5 of 94 (5)
 Somewhat, a little, or not at all89 of 94 (95)
Neurocognitive impairment
 Extremely or very10 of 93 (11)
 Somewhat, a little, or not at all83 of 93 (89)
Abnormal growth and development
 Extremely or very7 of 92 (8)
 Somewhat, a little, or not at all85 of 92 (92)
  • Data were provided with permission from Greenzang K, Al-Sayegh H, Ma C, Najafzadeh M, Wittenberg M. Parental considerations regarding cure and late effects for children with cancer. Pediatrics. 2020;145(5):e20193552.