Cardiac side effects of conventional and particle radiotherapy in cancer patients

@article{Wittig2011CardiacSE,
  title={Cardiac side effects of conventional and particle radiotherapy in cancer patients},
  author={PD Dr. A. Wittig and Rita Engenhart-Cabillic},
  journal={Herz},
  year={2011},
  volume={36},
  pages={311-324}
}
Radiation therapy, which has become an integral part of modern treatment strategies for many types of cancer in recent decades, is associated with the risk of long-term adverse effects. Particularly in the case of patients with a good prognosis as a result of these modern treatment modalities, avoiding therapy-related side effects plays an increasingly important role. Of these side effects, cardiac complications are particularly relevant since they not only adversely affect quality of life but… CONTINUE READING