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9-year-old with Lymphoma Designs Color Scheme for NASCAR Driver

After treatment

Following treatment, children and adolescents need close monitoring as the adverse effects of chemo treatment may persist for years. In fact, those treated for childhood cancer are more prone throughout their lives to develop serious health conditions and tend to die at younger ages than those not of this group (NIH). 

The Institute also informs us the 5-year survival rate for children and adolescents diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma has risen drastically in recent years to more than 95%. And, that childhood Hodgkin lymphoma is highest in kids aged 15 to 19 years.