Sue C Kaste

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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    ABSTRACT: ABSTRACT This study describes skeletal, neuromuscular and fitness impairments among 109 children (median age 10 (range 4-18) years, 65.1% male, 63.3% white) with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), enrolled on a physical activity trial from 2009 to 2013. Outcomes were measured 7-10 days after diagnosis and compared to age- and sex- specific expected values. Associations between function and HRQL were evaluated with logistic regression. Children low values for BMD z-scores/height (mean±standard error: -0.53±0.16 vs. 0.00±0.14, p <0.01), body mass index percentile (57.6±3.15 vs. 50.0±3.27%, p=0.02), quadriceps strength (201.9±8.3 vs. 236.1±5.4 Newtons, p<0.01), six minute walk distance (385.0±13.1 vs. 628.2±7.1 meters, p < 0.001), and Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency (23±2.5 vs. 50±3.4%, p < 0.001). Quadriceps weakness was associated with a 20.9-fold (95% CI 2.5-173.3) increase in poor physical HRQL. Children with newly diagnosed ALL have weakness and poor endurance and may benefit from early rehabilitation that includes strengthening and aerobic conditioning. Clinical Trials Registration Number: NCT00902213.
    Leukemia & lymphoma. 07/2014;
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    ABSTRACT: Multi-modality therapy has resulted in improved survival for childhood malignancies. The Children's Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers provide practitioners with exposure- and risk-based recommendations for the surveillance and management of asymptomatic survivors who are at least 2 years from completion of therapy. This review outlines the pathophysiology and risks for oral and dental late effects in pediatric cancer survivors and the rationale for oral and dental screening recommended by the Children's Oncology Group. An English literature search for oral and dental complications of childhood cancer treatment was undertaken via MEDLINE and encompassed January 1975 to January 2013. Proposed guideline content based on the literature review was approved by a multi-disciplinary panel of survivorship experts and scored according to a modified version of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network "Categories of Consensus" system. The Children's Oncology Group oral-dental panel selected 85 relevant citations. Childhood cancer therapy may impact tooth development, salivary function, craniofacial development, and temporomandibular joint function placing some childhood cancer survivors at an increased risk for poor oral and dental health. Additionally, head and neck radiation and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation increase the risk of subsequent malignant neoplasms in the oral cavity. Survivors require routine dental care to evaluate for potential side effects and initiate early treatment. Certain childhood cancer survivors are at an increased risk for poor oral and dental health. Early identification of oral and dental morbidity and early interventions can optimize health and quality of life.
    Supportive Care in Cancer 04/2014; · 2.09 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Background We investigated the effects of demographic, lifestyle (self-reported smoking status and physical activity levels), cancer-related treatment factors (radiation and chemotherapy), and diet (calcium and vitamin D intake) on bone turnover and the relationship of bone turnover to lumbar spine bone mineral density (BMD) Z-scores (LS-BMD Z-scores) determined by quantitative computed tomography (QCT) in 418 ≥5-year survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).ProcedureBone turnover was assessed by biomarkers including serum bone-specific alkaline phosphatase (BALP), osteocalcin (OC), and urinary N-telopeptide of type I collagen indexed to creatinine (NTX/Cr). The 215 males ranged in age from 9 to 36 years (median age 17 years).ResultsAge and tanner score were inversely associated with all biomarkers (BALP, OC, NTX/Cr) (P < 0.001). Males had higher BALP and OC than females (P < 0.001). Body mass index (BMI) was inversely associated with OC and NTX/Cr (P < 0.001). There was no significant association of biomarkers with lifestyle related factors, ALL treatment-related factors, dietary calcium, vitamin D, or LS-BMD Z-score.Conclusions In this population of long-term survivors of ALL, bone turnover was significantly associated with age, gender, tanner stage, and BMI. ALL-related treatments did not influence bone turnover and bone turnover was not predictive of volumetric LS-BMD Z-score. Pediatr Blood Cancer © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 03/2014; · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Survivors of childhood cancer are at risk for dental late effects. This systematic review summarizes associations between treatment exposures and dental late effects among survivors of childhood cancer. We included investigations with at least 20 study participants conducted for 2 or more years after completion of childhood, adolescent, or young adult cancer therapy. This review suggests both independent and additive effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy on dental complications, and identifies vulnerable groups with specific host and treatment characteristics. This summary provides information that will assist clinicians to prevent, detect, and facilitate early intervention for dental late effects. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014;61:407-416. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 03/2014; 61(3):407-16. · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Medical imaging that uses ionizing radiation, such as CT, radiography, nuclear medicine, and fluoroscopy, is a cornerstone of the care of oncology patients and provides great benefit. Ionizing radiation at high doses is a known carcinogen.The exact degree of the risk of carcinogenesis from the lower doses of ionizing radiation used in medical imaging is less clear. The purpose of this review is to provide the oncology community with knowledge about the doses used in medical imaging, radiation-induced cancer risks from imaging, considerations to keep in mind when balancing imaging benefits and risks in pediatric and adult oncologic settings, dose reduction strategies, and the "Image Gently" and "Image Wisely" campaigns; the latter campaigns facilitate the translation of existing evidence into best practices for providers and patients.
    Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.) 03/2014; 28(3):232-8, 243. · 3.19 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: The prevalence of low bone mineral density (BMD) in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and the degree of recovery or decline, are not well elucidated. Study subjects (age ≥ 18 years and ≥10 years post-diagnosis) participated in an institutional follow-up protocol and risk-based clinical evaluation based on Children's Oncology Group guidelines. Trabecular volumetric BMD was ascertained using quantitative computed tomography, reported as age- and sex-specific Z-scores. At median age 31 years, 5.7% of 845 subjects had a BMD Z-score of ≤-2 and 23.8% had a Z-score of -1 to -2. Cranial radiation dose of ≥24 Gy, but not cumulative methotrexate or prednisone equivalence doses, was associated with a twofold elevated risk of a BMD Z-score of ≤-1. The cranial radiation effect was stronger in females than in males. In a subset of 400 subjects, 67% of those who previously had a BMD Z-score of ≤-2 improved by one or more categories a median of 8.5 years later. Very low BMD was relatively uncommon in this sample of adult survivors of childhood ALL, and BMD Z-scores tended to improve from adolescence to young adulthood. High-dose cranial or craniospinal radiation exposure was the primary predictor of suboptimal BMD in our study. Given that cranial radiation treatment for childhood ALL is used far more sparingly now than in earlier treatment eras, concerns about persistently low BMD among most current childhood ALL patients may be unwarranted. Pediatr Blood Cancer © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 02/2014; · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: We sought to improve lumbar spine bone mineral density (LS-BMD) in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) using calcium and cholecalciferol supplementation. This double-blind, placebo-controlled trial randomized 275 participants (median age, 17 [9-36.1] years) with age- and gender-specific LS-BMD Z-scores <0 to receive nutritional counseling with supplementation of 1,000 mg/day calcium and 800 International Unit cholecalciferol or placebo for 2 years. The primary outcome was change in LS-BMD assessed by quantitative computerized tomography (QCT) at 24 months. Linear regression models were employed to identify the baseline risk factors for low LS-BMD and to compare LS-BMD outcomes. Pre-randomization LS-BMD below the mean was associated with male gender (P = 0.0024), White race (P = 0.0003), lower body mass index (P < 0.0001), and cumulative glucocorticoid doses of ≥5,000 mg (P = 0.0012). One hundred eighty-eight (68%) participants completed the study; 77% adhered to the intervention. Mean LS-BMD change did not differ between survivors randomized to supplements (0.33 ± 0.57) or placebo (0.28 ± 0.56). Participants aged 9-13 years and those 22-35 years had the greatest mean increases in LS-BMD (0.50 ± 0.66 and 0.37 ± 0.23, respectively). Vitamin D insufficiency (serum 25[OH]D <30 ng/ml) found in 296 (75%), was not associated with LS-BMD outcomes (P = 0.78). Cholecalciferol and calcium supplementation provides no added benefit to nutritional counseling for improving LS-BMD among adolescent and young adult survivors of ALL (93% of whom had LS-BMD Z-scores above the mean at study entry). Pediatr Blood Cancer © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 01/2014; · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to assess the feasibility and utility of PET/CT in distinguishing benign from malignant pulmonary nodules in patients with solid childhood malignancies. SUBJECTS AND METHODS. This prospective study was conducted between March 2008 and August 2010. We enrolled 25 subjects 21 years old or younger with solid childhood malignancies and at least one pulmonary nodule measuring 0.5-3.0 cm. PET/CT was performed within 3 weeks of diagnostic chest CT. Three panels of three reviewers each reviewed diagnostic CT only (panel 1), PET/CT only (panel 2), or diagnostic CT and PET/CT concurrently (panel 3) and predicted each nodule's histologic diagnosis as benign, malignant, or indeterminate. Interreviewer agreement was assessed with the kappa statistic. Using nodule biopsy or clinical follow-up as reference standards, the sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy for each panel was assessed. Logistic regression was used to assess the nodule's maximum standardized uptake value (SUVmax) association with its histologic diagnosis. RESULTS. There were 75 nodules with a median size of 0.74 cm (range, 0.18-2.38 cm); 48 nodules were malignant. Sensitivity was 85% (41/48) for panel 1, 60% (29/48) for panel 2, and 67% (32/48) for panel 3. All panels had poor specificities. Interreviewer agreement was moderate for panel 1 (0.43) and poor for panels 2 (0.22) and 3 (0.33). SUVmax was a significant predictor of histologic diagnosis (p = 0.004). CONCLUSION. PET/CT assessment of pulmonary nodules is feasible in children with solid malignancies but may not reliably improve our ability to predict a nodule's histologic diagnosis. The SUVmax may improve the performance of PET/CT in this setting.
    American Journal of Roentgenology 12/2013; 201(6):W900-W905. · 2.90 Impact Factor
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    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 11/2013; · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: This case series depicts dental anomalies that may develop in children who have undergone bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The most common finding in these patients was root stunting; other abnormalities included microdontia, hypodontia, taurodontia, caries, enamel pearls, and pulpal calcification. Recognition of these adverse effects of BMT on odontogenesis, as demonstrated on panoramic radiograph images, will allow healthcare providers to explain to parents and patients the possible dental outcomes associated with BMT and to optimize their dental health regimen.
    Special Care in Dentistry 11/2013; 33(6):308-11.
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    ABSTRACT: To investigate the safety, dose-limiting toxicities, and pharmacokinetics of the smoothened inhibitor vismodegib in children with refractory or relapsed medulloblastoma. Initially, vismodegib was administered daily at 85 mg/m2 and escalated to 170 mg/m2. The study was then revised to investigate a flat-dosing schedule of 150 mg for patients with small body surface area (BSA, 0.67-1.32 m2) or 300 mg for those who were larger (BSA, 1.33-2.20 m2). Pharmacokinetics were performed during the first course of therapy, and the right knees of all patients were imaged to monitor bone toxicity. Immunohistochemical analysis was done to identify patients with SHH-subtype medulloblastoma. Thirteen eligible patients were enrolled on the initial study: 6 received 85 mg/m2 vismodegib, and 7 received 170 mg/m2. Twenty eligible patients were enrolled on the flat-dosing part of the study: 10 at each dosage level. Three dose-limiting toxicities were observed, but no drug-related bone toxicity was documented. The median (range) vismodegib penetration in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) was 0.53 (0.26-0.78), when expressed as a ratio of the concentration of vismodegib in the CSF to that of the unbound drug in plasma. Antitumor activity was seen in 1 of 3 patients with SHH-subtype disease whose tumors were evaluable and in none of the patients in the other subgroups. Vismodegib was well tolerated in children with recurrent or refractory medulloblastoma; only 2 dose-limiting toxicities were observed with flat dosing. The recommended Phase-II study dose is 150 mg or 300 mg, depending on the patient's BSA.
    Clinical Cancer Research 09/2013; · 7.84 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Estimation of the risk of adverse long-term outcomes such as second malignant neoplasms and infertility often requires reproducible quantification of exposures. The method for quantification should be easily utilized and valid across different study populations. The widely used Alkylating Agent Dose (AAD) score is derived from the drug dose distribution of the study population and thus cannot be used for comparisons across populations as each will have a unique distribution of drug doses. We compared the performance of the Cyclophosphamide Equivalent Dose (CED), a unit for quantifying alkylating agent exposure independent of study population, to the AAD. Comparisons included associations from three Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) outcome analyses, receiver operator characteristic (ROC) curves and goodness of fit based on the Akaike's Information Criterion (AIC). The CED and AAD performed essentially identically in analyses of risk for pregnancy among the partners of male CCSS participants, risk for adverse dental outcomes among all CCSS participants and risk for premature menopause among female CCSS participants, based on similar associations, lack of statistically significant differences between the areas under the ROC curves and similar model fit values for the AIC between models including the two measures of exposure. The CED is easily calculated, facilitating its use for patient counseling. It is independent of the drug dose distribution of a particular patient population, a characteristic that will allow direct comparisons of outcomes among epidemiological cohorts. We recommend the use of the CED in future research assessing cumulative alkylating agent exposure. Pediatr Blood Cancer © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 08/2013; · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Contemporary medical imaging is a cornerstone of care for children with cancer. As 5-year survival rates for children with cancer exceed 80%, imaging technologies have evolved in parallel to include a wide array of modalities. Here, we overview the risks and benefits associated with commonly used imaging modalities and survey the current landscape of medical imaging for children with cancer. We find evidence-based imaging guidelines to assist in protocol development and to guide decision-making for optimal patient care are often lacking. The substantial variation in protocol-based recommendations for imaging both during and following therapy may hinder optimal clinical research and clinical care for children with cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 04/2013; · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: PURPOSE: Testing of promising drug combinations is crucial in the treatment of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). Since the VEGF and PDGF pathways are critical in gliomas, we evaluated the safety, maximum tolerated dose (MTD), pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of vandetanib, a VEGFR-2 inhibitor, combined with dasatinib, a potent PDGFR inhibitor, during and after radiotherapy in children with newly diagnosed DIPG. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN: Dasatinib was started concurrently with radiotherapy. Vandetanib was started 8 days later. We tested increasing doses of vandetanib (65 and 85 mg/m2 once daily) and dasatinib (65 and 85 mg/m2 twice daily). Dose-limiting toxicities were evaluated during the first six weeks of therapy. Plasma pharmacokinetics was obtained on days 8 and 42±3 in all patients and concomitantly with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) when possible. Inhibition of targets of dasatinib in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) was evaluated. RESULTS: Twenty-five patients were treated. Treatment was well tolerated. The median duration of treatment was 184 days. Diarrhea was the most significant toxicity. Three patients experienced substantial myelosuppression. The steady-state plasma pharmacokinetics of vandetanib was comparable to previous studies. Although the plasma exposure to dasatinib decreased from days 8 to 42, it remained similar to adult studies. CSF to plasma exposure of vandetanib and dasatinib were approximately 2% in 2 patients. Phosphorylated 70S6K decreased during therapy in PBMCs. CONCLUSIONS: The MTD of vandetanib and dasatinib in combination was 65 mg/m2 for each drug. Other studies are underway to test dasatinib and other PDGFR inhibitors alone or in combination for this deadly cancer.
    Clinical Cancer Research 03/2013; · 7.84 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: PURPOSE: To evaluate the growing skeleton for potential altered skeletalgenesis associated with antiangiogenesis therapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Knee radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) were prospectively obtained on patients enrolled on two consecutive clinical trials using vandetanib, a potent oral (VEGF receptor 2) VEGFR-2 inhibitor alone or combined with dasatinib, a multiple tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in children with newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). RESULTS: Fifty-nine patients (32 females) underwent 119 MRIs; 51 patients underwent 89 radiographs of the knees. The median age at enrollment was 6.2 years (range, 2.4-17.6 years). The dose of vandetanib ranged from 50 to 145 mg/m(2) /day. The median treatment duration was 205 days. Only two patients have not experienced disease progression after 18 and 60 months from diagnosis. MRI identified clinically significant premature physeal fusion in both knees of one patient, focal physeal thickening in one, osteonecrosis in eight patients (present at enrollment in one), and bony spicules crossing the physis in two patients (bilateral in one). MRI follow-up period averaged 5.3 months (range, 0-25.5 months; median, 3.5 months). Radiographs delineated normally fused physes in two patients but no cases of premature physeal fusion, osteonecrosis or bony spicules. CONCLUSIONS: As MRI provided greater information than radiographs, and thus would be a more sensitive test to assess skeletalgenesis in pediatric patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013;9999:XX-XX. (c) 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
    Pediatric Blood & Cancer 03/2013; · 2.35 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: A prognostic indicator of outcome for Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCP) is needed to guide treatment decisions during the initial stage of the disease (stage 1), before deformity occurs. Radiographic prognosticators are applicable only after fragmentation (stage II). OBJECTIVE: We investigated pre- and postcontrast MRI in depicting stage I femoral head involvement. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty children with stage I LCP underwent non-contrast coronal T1 fast spin-echo (FSE) and corresponding postcontrast fat-suppressed T1-weighted fast spin-echo (FSE) sequences to quantify the extent of femoral head involvement. Three pediatric radiologists and one pediatric orthopedic surgeon independently measured central head involvement. RESULTS: Interobserver reliability of percent head involvement using non-contrasted MR images had intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) of 0.72. Postcontrast MRI improved interobserver reliability (ICC 0.82). Qualitatively, the area of involvement was more clearly visible on contrast-enhanced MRI. A comparison of results obtained by each observer using the two MRI techniques showed no correlation. ICC ranged from -0.08 to 0.03 for each observer. Generally, greater head involvement was depicted by contrast compared with non-contrast MRI (Pearson r = -0.37, P = 0.04). CONCLUSION: Pre- and postcontrast MRI assess two different components of stage I LCP. However, contrast-enhanced MRI more clearly depicts the area of involvement.
    Pediatric Radiology 03/2013; · 1.57 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: Background. Obesity rates for pediatric acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) survivors vary from 11% to 57%. Researching dietary behaviors may identify dietary risks leading to obesity and opportunities for intervention. Objective. To evaluate the relationship between caloric and macronutrient intake on the incidence of obesity in pediatric ALL. Design/setting/participants. Retrospectively reviewed data of 142 participants was examined. Participants were grouped into categories based on body mass index (BMI) for adults and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts for children. Twenty-four-hour food recall records were reviewed to assess dietary intake. Confounding factors and caloric/macronutrient intake were compared across obesity classes. Main outcome measurements. Macronutrient levels were compared between groups. Descriptive data examined. BMI at enrollment on BONEII, age at diagnosis, ethnicity, gender, corticosteroid use, cranial radiation therapy, and standard/high risk. ALL group. Results. Thirty-nine percent of participants were overweight/obese. ALL survivors who consumed a higher percentage of their calories from protein were more likely to be underweight/normal weight while participants who consumed more calories and total carbohydrates were more likely to be overweight/obese. There was no relationship with the other factors examined. Conclusion. Dietary interventions should be designed to ensure patients consume adequate amounts of protein while limiting portion sizes and carbohydrate-based snacks.
    ICAN Infant Child & Adolescent Nutrition 02/2013; 5(1):51-55.
  • Journal of Clinical Oncology 11/2012; · 18.04 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: PURPOSETo measure longitudinal changes in body mass and composition in survivors of childhood hematologic malignancies after allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT). PATIENTS AND METHODS Body mass index (BMI) was analyzed in 179 survivors by category (underweight, healthy-weight, overweight, and obese) and by z score. Fat and lean body mass measured by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry was analyzed as z scores.ResultsOver a median 6.6 years of follow-up, BMI z scores diminished significantly (0.32 pre-HSCT v -0.60 at 10 years post-HSCT; P < .001). Mean z scores for fat mass stayed within population norms, but those for lean mass remained below normal levels and diminished significantly over time (P = .018). Pre-HSCT BMI category and/or z score were strongly predictive of post-HSCT BMI (P < .001) and of fat and lean mass z scores (both P < .001). Survivors with extensive chronic graft-versus-host disease were more likely than others to have low BMI (P = .004) and low lean mass (P < .001) post-HSCT. Older age at HSCT (P = .015) and T-cell-depleted graft (P = .018) were predictive of lower post-HSCT BMI. Female patients had higher body fat (P = .002) and lower lean mass (P = .013) z scores than male patients, and black patients had higher fat mass z scores than white patients (P = .026). CONCLUSIONBMI declines significantly after allogeneic HSCT for childhood hematologic malignancies, reflecting primarily a substantial decrease in lean mass but not fat mass. Monitoring and preservation of BMI and lean mass are vital, especially in those with the identified risk factors.
    Journal of Clinical Oncology 10/2012; · 18.04 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: PURPOSE: Our objective was to evaluate the association between low bone mineral density (BMD) and incidental renal stones among long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). METHODS: Adult participants who were 10+ years from their childhood ALL diagnosis and members of the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study were recruited between December 2007 and March 2011. During their risk-based medical evaluations, they underwent quantitative computed tomography (QCT) to evaluate BMD. Incidental renal stones were identified by radiologists' review of axial QCT source images. Demographic and dietary information were abstracted from health surveys and the Block Food Frequency questionnaire, respectively. The multivariable logistic regression model was used for analysis. RESULTS: At a median of 26.1 years from diagnosis, BMD Z scores were ≤-2 in 34 of 662 (5.2 %) and renal stones detected in 73 of 662 (11 %) participants. Adjusted for age, renal radiation, dietary vitamin D, gender, and body mass index, when compared to those with BMD Z scores ≥0, the risk of renal stones was increased among those with BMD Z scores ≤-2 (odds ratio [OR], 2.92; 95 % confidence interval [CI] 1.14-7.48). Risk of renal stones significantly increased for older age (45-54 vs.18-24 years; OR, 3.70; 95 % CI 1.11-12.35) whereas the risk was higher but nonsignificant for >141.5 IU (sample median) daily intake of vitamin D (OR, 1.64; 95 % CI 0.98-2.75). CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CANCER SURVIVORS: Older ALL survivors with BMD Z scores ≤-2 are at risk for renal stones and should be counseled so that appropriate follow-up care can be provided for those among whom renal stones are detected.
    Journal of Cancer Survivorship 09/2012; · 3.57 Impact Factor

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Institutions

  • 1992–2014
    • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
      • • Department of Oncology
      • • Department of Radiological Sciences
      • • Division of Diagnostic Imaging
      • • Division of Radiation Oncology
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • 2011–2012
    • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
  • 2005–2012
    • The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
      • • Department of Orthodontics
      • • Department of Ophthalmology
      • • Division of General Internal Medicine
      • • Division of Pediatric Dentistry
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • 2006–2011
    • Rhodes College
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • Boston Children's Hospital
      • Department of Radiology
      Boston, MA, United States
  • 2010
    • Washington University in St. Louis
      San Luis, Missouri, United States
  • 1994–2010
    • University of Tennessee
      • • Department of Preventive Medicine
      • • Department of Radiology
      Knoxville, TN, United States
  • 2008
    • University of Louisville
      • Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
      Louisville, KY, United States
  • 1998–2008
    • The University of Memphis
      • Department of Biological Sciences
      Memphis, TN, United States