Assessment of Bone Mineral Density and Risk Factors in Children Completing Treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia


Gunes A. M. , Can E., SAĞLAM H. , Ilcol Y. O. , Baytan B.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY, vol.32, no.3, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mph.0b013e3181d32199
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY

Abstract

Background: Reduced bone mineral density and increased fracture risk have been reported in children with cancer. In this study, we aimed to determine the growth and bone mineral density (BMD) of the children off chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and the probable risk factors.