Nickhill Bhakta Discusses Unanswered Questions About Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Nickhill Bhakta, MD, fellow at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, discusses some unanswered questions about late effects of adult survivors of childhood cancer.

Nickhill Bhakta, MD, fellow at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, discusses some unanswered questions about late effects of adult survivors of childhood cancer.

While mortality rates have been going down for this group, Bhakta hopes that more studies will examine if late effects are being reduced as well, giving these survivors a better quality of life. Eventually, a balance between cure and the price down the road will become a major player in designing future trials.