Components of the metabolic syndrome in long-term survivors of testicular cancer.

  title={Components of the metabolic syndrome in long-term survivors of testicular cancer.},
  author={Hege Sagstuen Haugnes and Nina Aass and Sophie D Fossa and Olav Dahl and Olbj\orn Harald Klepp and Erik Andreas Wist and Johan Svartberg and Tom Wilsgaard and Roy Martin Bremnes},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={18 2},
BACKGROUND A possible explanation of the excess cardiovascular risk in testicular cancer (TC) survivors is development of metabolic syndrome. The association between metabolic syndrome and TC treatment is examined in long-term survivors. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a national follow-up study (1998-2002), 1463 TC survivors (diagnosed 1980-1994) participated. Patients >60 years were excluded in the present study, leaving 1135 patients eligible. The patients were divided in four treatment groups… CONTINUE READING
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