Managing Your Health
Individuals who were treated for childhood cancers are at increased risk for developing a number of potentially serious health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease.
As part of the Life Clinic at Johns Hopkins, we work with patients to develop a fitness plan and have expert nutritionists to provide guidance about the right foods and eat and which ones to avoid.
An awareness of the late effects that you may experience will enable you to take proactive steps to prevent or act early if they do occur. This involves seeing leukemia survivor health care specialists at the Life Clinic on a regular basis, reporting any changes in your health, and striving to maintain healthy habits.