Endocrine and cardiovascular late effects among adult survivors of childhood brain tumors: Childhood cancer survivor study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Endocrine System Diseases
  • Survivors

abstract

  • Childhood brain tumor survivors are at a significantly increased risk for several adverse endocrine and cardiovascular late effects, particularly if they were treated with radiation and chemotherapy. Lifetime medical surveillance and follow-up for potential toxicities are necessary because treatment-related complications may occur many years after therapy.

publication date

  • February 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.11095

PubMed ID

  • 12548609

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 663

end page

  • 73

volume

  • 97

number

  • 3