hrp0086lbp6 | (1) | ESPE2016

Children with Brain Tumors have Enhanced Visceral Adiposity Compared to Non-Cancer Controls: A Preliminary Analysis from the Canadian Study of Determinants of Endometabolic Health in Children Study

Wang Kuan-Wen , Fleming Adam , Burrow Sarah , de Souza Russell J. , Thabane Lehana , Samaan M. Constantine

Background: Survivors of childhood brain tumors (SCBT) are an emerging group that have premature mortality and morbidities that can negatively impact their quality of life and lifespan. Cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes are important causes of premature mortality in survivors, yet one of the major determinants of cardiometabolic risk i.e. visceral adiposity has not been determined in this group.Objective and hypotheses: This study is comparing...