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Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer (PDQ®)

  • Posted: 04/23/2004
  • Updated: 08/18/2014

Table 11. Body Composition Late Effects

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