Endocrine complications in long-term survivors of childhood cancers.

  title={Endocrine complications in long-term survivors of childhood cancers.},
  author={Wassim Chemaitilly and Charles A. Sklar},
  journal={Endocrine-related cancer},
  volume={17 3},
Endocrine disturbances are among the most frequently reported complications in childhood cancer survivors, affecting between 20 and 50% of individuals who survive into adulthood. Most endocrine complications are the result of prior cancer treatments, especially radiotherapy. The objective of the present review is to discuss the main endocrine complications observed in this population, including disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis, disorders of pubertal development, thyroid dysfunction… CONTINUE READING
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