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Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Late Effects of the Endocrine System

Table 11. Body Composition Late Effects

Predisposing TherapyPotential Late EffectsHealth Screening
BMI = body mass index.
Cranial radiation therapyOverweight/obesityExam (annual): height, weight, BMI, blood pressure
Labs: fasting glucose and lipids every 2 years

Refer to the Children's Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers for endocrine and metabolic syndrome late effects information including risk factors, evaluation, and health counseling.

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