Adult survivors of childhood cancer have ‘poor rates’ of necessary cardiovascular testing

Adult survivors of childhood cancer with a high risk of cardiovascular disease may not be receiving proper cardiac testing, according to study findings published in JAMA Network Open.
Nearly one-third of the individuals studied did not have their cancer diagnosis documented with their primary care physicians (PCPs). Survivors with documentation that included their increased risk of cardiovascular disease or a long-term surveillance plan had significantly higher rates of testing.
“We found it disconcerting, though not necessarily unsurprising, that this group of high-risk patients had poor

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