Arch Dis Child 61:700-702 doi:10.1136/adc.61.7.700
  • Research Article

Intellect after malignancy.


A previous study has shown that significant intellectual deficits exist in children treated for leukaemia but not in those with solid tumours. Unexpectedly, the deficits had not increased in the two years since the original study, suggesting that the nadir had already been reached five years after diagnosis.