Hearing impairment after platinum-based chemotherapy in childhood.

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Abstract

Chemotherapy is used in the treatment of children and adolescents with malignant diseases. Some of the chemotherapeutic agents are highly toxic and may cause a number of side effects. The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the long-term effects on hearing in cancer survivors who had received platinum-based chemotherapy in childhood or adolescence.

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  • Pediatrics
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)631-637
JournalPediatric Blood & Cancer
Volume56
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes