hrp0082p1-d2-36 | Bone | ESPE2014

Sun Protection Habits and Calcium Intake in Children with Malignancy

Levy-Shraga Yael , Pinhas-Hamiel Orit , Ben Ami Michal , Yeshayahu Yonatan , Temam Vered , Cohen Rinat , Modan-Moses Dalit

Background: U.V. radiation exposure is the major environmental risk factor for skin cancers. However, sun avoidance leads to inadequate vitamin D levels which impair bone health. Moreover, numerous studies linked decreased sunlight exposure to non-skin cancer incidence or survival.Objective and hypotheses: To compare sun habits in a cohort of paediatric patients with a history of malignancy to healthy controls. We hypothesized that sun exposure will be d...