Body mass index and annual increase of body mass index in long-term childhood cancer survivors; relationship to treatment

@inproceedings{Brouwer2010BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index and annual increase of body mass index in long-term childhood cancer survivors; relationship to treatment},
  author={Cornelia A. J. Brouwer and Jourik A. Gietema and Judith M Vonk and Wim J. E. Tissing and Hendrika M. Boezen and Nynke Zwart and Aleida Postma},
  booktitle={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2010}
}
Evaluation of body mass index (BMI) at final height (FH) and annual BMI increase in adult childhood cancer survivors (CCS) after treatment with anthracyclines, platinum, and/or radiotherapy. BMI (weight/height²) was calculated retrospectively from diagnosis until FH. The prevalence of underweight (BMI < 18.5 kg/m2) and overweight (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2)/obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) at FH was compared with age-matched controls. The association between underweight/overweight at FH and treatment was assessed… CONTINUE READING
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