hrp0084fc11.5 | Neuroendocrinology | ESPE2015

Endocrinopathy after Intracranial Germ Cell Tumours (IGCT) is Disease Not Radiation-Related: Two Decades of Surveillance in a Large Tertiary Paediatric Cohort

Dimitrakopoulou Eftychia Ioanna , Chow Jasmine , Spoudeas Helen , Ederies Ash

Background: Childhood IGCT are rare, malignant tumours of the pituitary stalk and pineal region, highly curable (>90%) by multimodal therapies. Neuroendocrine outcomes are thus important. Deficits increase over time but, without longitudinal studies, it remains unclear whether they are primarily disease or treatment related.Objective and hypotheses: To determine, by longitudinal retrospective analysis in survivors, tumour- and treatment-related facto...