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Scars left behind by childhood cancer treatments are more than skin-deep. The increased risk of disfigurement and persistent hair loss caused by childhood cancer and treatment are associated with emotional distress and reduced quality of life in adulthood, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

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Northwestern study first to document the immediate and long-term brain changes after treatment to reduce fears, and to illustrate how the brain reorganizes long-term to reduce fear as a result of the therapy. The findings show the lasting effectiveness of short-exposure therapy for a phobia and offer new directions for treating other phobias and anxiety disorders.

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Philip Greenland, MD, Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology, the founding director of the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, has indicated a wish to relinquish his role as institute director this spring.