Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease risk in chemotherapy-treated testicular germ cell tumour survivors.

Willemse PM, Burggraaf J, Hamdy NA, Weijl NI, Vossen CY, van Wulften L, van Steijn-van Tol AQ, Rosendaal FR, Osanto S

Testicular cancer patients have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), which might be related to the increased prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in this group of patients.