Cardiovascular risk factors in young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{Oeffinger2001CardiovascularRF,
  title={Cardiovascular risk factors in young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Kevin Charles Oeffinger and George R. Buchanan and Debra A Eshelman and Margo A. Denke and Thomas C. Andrews and John A Germak and Gail E. Tomlinson and L E Snell and Barbara M Foster},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={424-30}
}
PURPOSE To assess cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) in young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-six subjects (median age, 20.9 years; median interval since completion of therapy, 13.3 years) were evaluated. Ten participants had received cranial irradiation (CRT), whereas 16 had received only chemotherapy. Primary outcome measures included body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, fasting lipoprotein, glucose, and insulin levels… CONTINUE READING