[Postoperative radiotherapy of breast cancer and cardiotoxicity].

Abstract

Cardiac complications may present a particular problem following radiation treatment applied to the mediastinum and thoracic wall (and especially to the left breast). Exposure of the heart during radiotherapy increases the risk of ischemic heart disease occurring generally years after the treatment. The incidence of radiation cardiotoxicity depends on… (More)
DOI: 10.1556/OH.2014.29890

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