Rare Disease Report

Quality of Life in Children with Hearing Loss Following Chemotherapy

OCTOBER 15, 2017
Kaukab Rajput, FRCS, FRCP

Kaukab Rajput, FRCS, FRCP, MSc, lead physician for the Paediatric Cochlear Implant Program at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, UK is an expert in understanding the role that hearing loss can have on a patient’s quality of life.

At the 49th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology held in Washington D.C., October 12-15, Rare Disease Report spoke with Dr. Rajput about her research that displays the profound impact that hearing loss had on the quality of life in children who survived cancer, only to have that consequence negatively impact their self-esteem.

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