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Optimizing the Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Guide for Primary Care

Hematologist-oncologist Robert Raphael, MD, director of the Pediatric Survivorship Program, lays out keys to protecting these patients’ physical as well as mental health. Reaching adulthood after cancer is more common than ever, but with risks that range from recurrence and heart disease to depression and unemployment, survivors need PCPs who know their histories and follow-up needs. Includes resources for designing appropriate care plans.


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September 1, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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Robert Raphael, MD

Robert Raphael, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Robert Raphael is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist who cares for young patients with any form of childhood cancer or blood disease. His primary focus in patient care is treating cancer, with particular interests in lymphomas and ...

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