Patricia Debora Cavalcanti Tosta-Hernandez

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Hyperglycemia has been described as a common event occurring during acute lymphocytic leukemia chemotherapy. It is associated with the synergistic effect of L-asparaginase and glucocorticoids, and related to poor outcome. Our goal was to compare clinical and laboratory findings between hyperglycemic episodes occurring during childhood acute lymphocytic(More)
Leptin has been hypothesized to play a role in the development of obesity in leukemia survivors, particularly those who have received cranial radiotherapy. This cross-sectional study evaluated the relationship between leptin levels and body mass index (BMI) in a sample of 26 acute lymphocytic leukemia survivors of both sexes, treated with and without(More)
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