This Week in Lancet Oncology

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In Lancet Oncology this week, researchers in Belgium and the Netherlands examine the long-term cognitive and cardiac consequences of prenatal exposure to chemotherapy, in children 18 months and older. The team assessed 70 children whose mothers underwent chemotherapy while pregnant, and found that although neurocognitive outcomes were within normal parameters, cognitive development scores were lower for the children born preterm compared to children born full term.

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