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Endocrine Abnormalities Reported in Aging Childhood Cancer Survivors

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports endocrine abnormalities in aging childhood cancer survivors. The study, a part of the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study,  found “cumulative incidence and prevalence of endocrine abnormalities increased across the lifespan of survivors and risk was significantly higher in survivors exposed to high-risk therapies”. Researchers conluded “endocrinopathies in survivors increased substantially over time, underscoring the need for lifelongsubspecialty follow-up of those at risk.”

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Endocrine Abnormalities in Aging Survivors of Childhood Cancer

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