Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p18 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Bone mass and fracture prevalence in childhood brain cancer survivors (CBCS) 2 or 5 years after off therapy

Di Iorgi Natascia , Gallizia Annalisa , Mauro Vera , Crocco Marco , Garre Maria Luisa , Maghnie Mohamad

Background and aim: Multifaceted risk factors impair bone mass in childhood cancer survivors. Aims of the study were to evaluate bone mass and itÂ’s determinant and fracture prevalence in CBCS 2 (G+2) or 5 (G+5) years after off therapy (OT).Methods: Seventy-three (G+2) and 87 (G+5) CBCS were evaluated at 12.9±4.2 and 14.9±4.4 yrs, respectively. Diagnoses were: astrocytic (G+2:n=25, G+5:n=24), embryonal (G+2:n=28, ...