Nutritional intake of long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: evidence for bone health interventional opportunities.

@article{Tylavsky2010NutritionalIO,
  title={Nutritional intake of long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: evidence for bone health interventional opportunities.},
  author={Fran Tylavsky and Karen M Smith and Harriet C Surprise and Sarah Garland and Xiaowei Sherry Yan and Elizabeth A McCammon and Melissa M. Hudson and Ching-Hon Pui and Sue Creviston Kaste},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 7},
  pages={1362-9}
}
BACKGROUND Survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are vulnerable to exaggeration of the aging process including decreased bone mineral density (BMD). As little is known about their dietary or nutrient intake that may affect their long-term bone health, we examined nutrient intake in long-term survivors of childhood ALL. PROCEDURE Survivors (n = 164) of childhood ALL who had completed treatment for at least 5 years and were in continuous remission, completed a 110-item food… CONTINUE READING