Caring Beyond the Cure: Long-term Outcomes in Survivors of Childhood Leukemia


Paul Nathan, MD, MSc
Director, AfterCare Program Division of Hematology/Oncology The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Dr. Nathan is Director of the AfterCare Clinic in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). He is a Senior Associate Scientist in the SickKids Research Institute and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. His research is focused on long-term outcomes in survivors of childhood cancer. He studies specific “late effects” of cancer therapy, including cardiac disease and second malignant neoplasms. Much of his research focuses on health care utilization and its relationship with long-term outcomes in adult survivors of childhood cancer. He is a member of several North American research and clinical committees focused on research, clinical care, and policy creation for long-term survivors of childhood cancer, including the Children’s Oncology Group Survivorship and Outcomes Committee, and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS).

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