Breast cancer after chest radiation therapy for childhood cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced
  • Radiotherapy
  • Thoracic Wall

abstract

  • Among women treated for childhood cancer with chest radiation therapy, those treated with whole-lung irradiation have a greater risk of breast cancer than previously recognized, demonstrating the importance of radiation volume. Importantly, mortality associated with breast cancer after childhood cancer is substantial.

publication date

  • July 20, 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4100937

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2013.54.4601

PubMed ID

  • 24752044

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2217

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 32

number

  • 21