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Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer (PDQ®)

  • Posted: 04/23/2004
  • Updated: 10/27/2014

Table 10. Metabolic Syndrome Late Effects

Predisposing Therapy Potential Late Effects Health Screening 
BMI = body mass index.
Total-body irradiationComponents of metabolic syndrome (abdominal obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, impaired glucose metabolism)Height, weight, BMI, blood pressure
Labs: fasting glucose and lipids