Late Effects of Childhood ALL Treatment on Body Mass Index and Serum Leptin Levels

Karaman S., Ercan O., Yildiz I., Bolayirli M., Celkan T., Apak H., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.23, no.7, pp.669-674, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background: It is well known that survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) show a tendency to become overweight. Cranial irradiation (CRT), is considered to be the primary risk factor for development of obesity.