"Increased risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer has been observed among radiation-exposed populations; however, little research exists on nonmelamona skin cancer in childhood-cancer survivors," says Perkins. "The next stage of our research is to determine why this is occurring."
WHAT: The University of Minnesota will present research findings on skin cancer in survivors of childhood cancer at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2003 Annual Meeting
WHO: Joanna Perkins, M.D., University of Minnesota Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
WHEN: Sunday, June 1, 10:15 a.m.
WHERE: McCormick Place Convention Center, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Il