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Pietilä S, Mäkipernaa A, Sievänen H et al.

Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland.

 Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009;52:853–9.

Editor’s note: Long-term survivors of childhood cancer often have metabolic abnormalities such as impaired glucose tolerance, dyslipidemia, and metabolic syndrome. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome, lipid and glucose abnormalities, and obesity in childhood brain tumor survivors and to identify risk factors.

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