Obesity following childhood cancer: Mechanisms and consequences
© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012. Due to advances in the treatment of pediatric cancer, the population of adult survivors has increased dramatically. Many survivors face a significant threat of becoming overweight, obese, and insulin resistant. In this chapter, we present four case vignettes to illustrate the risks of obesity in adult survivors of pediatric cancer, known mechanisms, studied interventions, and future directions in research.
Tonorezos, ES; Oeffinger, KC
- Energy Balance and Hematologic Malignancies
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