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Early traits of metabolic syndrome in pediatric post-cancer survivors: outcomes in adolescents and young adults treated for childhood medulloblastoma.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia
0004-2730
Publisher
SciELO
Publication Date
Volume
55
Issue
8
Pages
653–660
Identifiers
PMID: 22218450
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Adolescent and young adult survivors of medulloblastoma showed centripetal fat deposition and decreased insulin sensitivity, associated with GH status. Pediatric brain tumor survivors following RT should be monitored for the diagnosis of MetS traits predisposing to cardiovascular disease.

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