Karen A Johnston

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CONTEXT Hyperinsulinism and its associated metabolic abnormalities, including diabetes mellitus (DM), have been reported in long-term survivors of childhood cancer, mainly after bone marrow transplant (BMT); however, the predisposing factors are unclear, and early markers have not been identified. METHODS The prevalence of overweight/obesity, abdominal(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to characterise rates of late mortality and second cancers in an Australian cohort of childhood cancer survivors and compare these to rates observed in the New South Wales population. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Records for 896 childhood cancer survivors treated at the Sydney Children's Hospital between 1972 and(More)
We conducted a retrospective review of the lactation experience of female survivors who received 24 Gy cranial radiotherapy as CNS prophylaxis for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in childhood prior to 1982 and who attend the Long-Term Follow-Up Clinic at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, Australia. Median time since diagnosis is 28 years (range 25-37(More)
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