Endocrinology and Diabetes Endocrine Disorders in Cancer Survivors Clinic

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Endocrinology and Diabetes Endocrine Disorders in Cancer Survivors Clinic

The survival rate in children with cancer has been improving due to advances in the management of different types of malignancies. Endocrine disorders secondary to cancer, as well as the treatment for them, represent an important part of the medical problems experienced by the cancer survivors.

The Endocrine Disorders in Cancer Survivors Clinic, along with Survive and Thrive Clinic, provide multidisciplinary medical care for children facing these unique challenges. Medical problems addressed in this clinic include the effects of childhood cancer therapies on:

  • Hypothalamic and pituitary function
  • Growth
  • Puberty
  • Metabolic and bone problems
  • Obesity
  • Various glandular conditions

By prevention, early detection, and management of endocrine disorders, we help improve the quality of life in our patients.

For new patient referrals, call (816) 983-6445.

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