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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
  • Siviero-Miachon, Adriana Aparecida
  • Monteiro, Carlos Manoel de Castro
  • Pires, Liliane Viana
  • Rozalem, Ana Carolina
  • Silva, Nasjla Saba da
  • Petrilli, Antonio Sergio
  • Spinola-Castro, Angela Maria
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia & Metabologia
Publisher
SciELO
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2011
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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