One in ten cancer patients will face fertility issues after treatment, but less than 50% are given options to preserve fertility. And those who are offered options can face significant cost barriers.
Harsh tales of mothers and fathers thrust into the court system as they seek the best treatment for a sick child are a warning.
Childhood deaths from cancer have decreased by nearly 40% in the past 15 years in Australia. But some types of childhood cancer have shown little improvement.
Early intervention in neurocognition and communication can address communication and cognition difficulties in survivors of childhood brain cancer and increase their quality of life.