Endocrinologic Issues

  • Mimi I. Hu
  • Camilo Jimenez
  • Naifa L. Busaidy
  • Mouhammed Amir Habra
Part of the MD Anderson Cancer Care Series book series (MDCCS)


This chapter outlines the important and common late-onset, long-term endocrine disorders that occur as a consequence of cancer therapy in survivors: bone metabolism disorders, metabolic (i.e., glucose and lipid) disorders, thyroid neoplasia and dysfunction, hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction, adrenal dysfunction, and gonadal system disorders. Strategies for evaluating and managing these effects are included.


Bone Mineral Density Bone Loss Cancer Survivor Androgen Deprivation Therapy Adrenal Insufficiency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mimi I. Hu
    • 1
  • Camilo Jimenez
    • 1
  • Naifa L. Busaidy
    • 1
  • Mouhammed Amir Habra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal DisordersThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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