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In part one of the Cancer survivorship conference, Ms. Aimee Costello provides an over view of the cancer survivorship program and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Improve knowledge of potential late effects of childhood cancer therapies on adult survivors to support health promotion and patient education in practice.  
  • Locate and closely follow Children’s Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for childhood cancer survivors in order to provide standard of care

Reading Resources:

  1. Children’s Oncology Group. Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancers, Version 4.0. Monrovia, CA: Children’s Oncology Group; October 2013; Available on-line:
  2. St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. The childhood cancer survivor study. 2013.  Accessed March 23, 2013.  From:
  3. Grunfeld E and Earle CC.  The interface between primary and oncology specialty care: treatment through survivorship.  J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr.  2010;2010(40):25-30.  Doi: 10.1093/jncimonographs/lgg002


Ms. Costello has reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 8/24/2017 | Last Modified On: 8/24/2017 | Expires: 8/25/2018

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