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Long-Term Follow Up Program for Survivors of Childhood Cancer


The long-term follow up program provides specialized medical care for survivors of childhood cancer and hematopoetic stem cell transplant. We are a resource for patients and families, and our goal is to preserve their health and wellbeing. We offer assistance for children and teens, and connect adult patients with the support they need as well.

Our younger participants include those who meet the following criteria:
  • Diagnosis of cancer at age 21 or younger
  • At least five years from diagnosis
  • At least two years from completion of therapy
  • Currently in remission
Adults interested in the Thriving After Cancer, meet the following criteria:
  • Diagnosis of pediatric/young adult cancer
  • At least two years from completion of therapy
  • At least 18 years of age
The program provides the following services:
  • Personalized record of cancer treatment
  • Recommendations for ongoing monitoring
  • Annual evaluation by a team of health professionals
  • Specialization in cancer survivorship
  • Monitoring and management of late effects of cancer and its treatment
  • Counseling about healthy living
  • Referral to specialists as needed
  • Communication with primary care providers
The program staff includes a comprehensive team of pediatric specialists:
  • Oncologist
  • Child psychologist
  • Oncology nurse practitioner/ physician assistant
  • Endocrinologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Neurologist
  • Social worker
To schedule an appointment call 202-476-5836 (for locations in DC) and 703-531-3627 (for Falls Church) or 202-476-5836 (for adults). - Departments & Programs - Children's National Medical Center