Breast cancer following radiotherapy and chemotherapy among young women with Hodgkin disease.

@article{Travis2003BreastCF,
  title={Breast cancer following radiotherapy and chemotherapy among young women with Hodgkin disease.},
  author={Lois B. Travis and Deirdre A Hill and Graça M. Dores and Mary Krystyna Gospodarowicz and Flora E van Leeuwen and Eric J. Holowaty and Bengt Glimelius and Michael Andersson and Tom A Wiklund and Charles F. Lynch and Mars B van't Veer and Ingrid Glimelius and Hans Henrik Storm and Eero I Pukkala and Marilyn S. Stovall and Rochelle E. Curtis and John Dunning Boice and Ethel Gilbert},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2003},
  volume={290 4},
  pages={465-75}
}
CONTEXT Second cancer is the leading cause of death in long-term survivors of Hodgkin disease (HD), with exceptionally high risks of breast cancer among women treated at a young age. Quantitative associations between radiotherapy dose delivered to the breast and administered chemotherapy have not been reported to date in large series, nor has the influence of ovarian exposures on subsequent risk. OBJECTIVE To quantify the long-term risk of breast cancer associated with use of radiotherapy and… CONTINUE READING
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