Obesity in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A report from the childhood cancer survivor study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Obesity
  • Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
  • Survivors

abstract

  • Cranial radiotherapy >or= 20 Gy is associated with an increased prevalence of obesity, especially in females treated at a young age. It is imperative that healthcare professionals recognize this risk and develop strategies to enhance weight control and encourage longitudinal follow-up.

publication date

  • April 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2003.06.131

PubMed ID

  • 12663727

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1359

end page

  • 65

volume

  • 21

number

  • 7