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Society for Endocrinology BES 2017

Harrogate, UK
06 Nov 2017 - 08 Nov 2017

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SfE BES 2017 will be on the 6-8 November 2016 in Harrogate, UK.

Clinical Management Workshops

Workshop 1: Collateral damage of cancer treatment

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Ovarian function after chemotherapy

Anderson Richard

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can both cause ovarian failure, and radiotherapy can also damage the uterus increasing the risk of miscarriage and premature delivery. Alkylating agents are recognised to be the most gonadotoxic class of chemotherapeutic agents, but treatment regimens often involve multiple drugs complicating assessment of effect and risk. The prepubertal reproductive system is also sensitive to these effects, although age, with treatment regimen, are important de...

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Bone health in cancer survivors

Higham Claire

Cancer and treatments for cancer can have a significant impact on bone health in both children and adults. There are emerging data that bone mineral density is often reduced in survivors of childhood cancers and survivors of both solid tumours and haematological malignancies in adults. Fracture rates in childhood cancer survivors have not been shown to be increased. Older adult cancer survivors, particularly those treated with aromatase inhibitors and androgen deprivation ther...