Obesity in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma.

  title={Obesity in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma.},
  author={Bassem I. Razzouk and Susan R Rose and Suradej Hongeng and Dana J. Wallace and Matthew P. Smeltzer and Margie G Zacher and Ching-Hon Pui and Melissa M. Hudson},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={25 10},
PURPOSE We evaluated the long-term effects of treatment on the body mass index (BMI) of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or lymphoblastic lymphoma who received one of three CNS-directed therapies: intrathecal methotrexate with intravenous high-dose methotrexate (1 g/m2), intrathecal methotrexate with 18 Gy cranial radiation, or intrathecal methotrexate with 24 Gy cranial radiation. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1979 and 1984, 456 children with newly diagnosed ALL and lymphoma… CONTINUE READING
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