Longitudinal changes in obesity and body mass index among adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A report from the childhood cancer survivor study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Body Mass Index
  • Obesity
  • Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma

abstract

  • CRT used in the treatment of childhood ALL is associated with a greater rate of increasing BMI, particularly among women treated with CRT during the first decade of life. Health care professionals should be aware of this risk and interventions to reduce or manage weight gain are essential in this high-risk population.

publication date

  • October 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2653124

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2008.16.3527

PubMed ID

  • 18824710

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4639

end page

  • 45

volume

  • 26

number

  • 28