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Intellectual Development following Treatment for Childhood Leukaemia

  • C. Eiser

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to review work on the intellectual status of children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). Reasons for thinking that this group may be at risk in terms of normal brain growth and subsequent intellectual functioning are considered before reviewing previous empirical findings. Implications of these results for long-term survivors and for future research are discussed.

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Intelligence Quotient Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia Intelligence Quotient Score Irradiation Group Verbal Intelligence Quotient 
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