Telomere Attrition in Childhood Cancer Survivors.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Childhood cancer survivors experience substantial treatment-related morbidity and biomarkers of long-term survivor health are needed. Leukocyte telomere length is shortened in childhood cancer survivors and associates with the occurrence of numerous chronic health conditions. Healthy lifestyle factors can attenuate telomere attrition in young-adult survivors, implicating critical windows for intervention.See related article by Song et al., p. 2362.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Walsh, KM

Published Date

  • May 15, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 2281 - 2283

PubMed ID

  • 32198150

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-3265

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-20-0380


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States