Key clinical point: Treatment for low-grade pediatric tumors entails long-term cognitive and socioeconomic decrements.
Major finding: At follow-up, mean IQ was 93.9 for surgery plus radiotherapy, 101.2 for surgery alone, and 108.5 for unaffected siblings.
Study details: An examination of 286 participants in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
Disclosures: The National Cancer Institute supported the study. The authors had no disclosures.
Ris MD et al. Cancer. 2019 Jun 24. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32186.