Radiation, atherosclerotic risk factors, and stroke risk in survivors of pediatric cancer: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, Volume 86, Issue 4, p.649-55 (2013)

Keywords:

2013, 256, 258, June 2013

Abstract:

To test the hypotheses that (1) the increased risk of stroke conferred by childhood cranial radiation therapy (CRT) persists into adulthood; and (2) atherosclerotic risk factors further increase the stroke risk in cancer survivors.