Changes in pulmonary function after incidental lung irradiation for breast cancer: A prospective study.

PURPOSE The aim of this study was to analyze changes in pulmonary function after radiation therapy (RT) for breast cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS A total of 39 consecutive eligible women, who underwent postoperative irradiation for breast cancer, were entered in the study. Spirometry consisting of forced vital capacity (FVC) and forced expiratory volume in… CONTINUE READING