Long-Term Complications of Treatment and Causes of Mortality After Hodgkin's Disease.

@article{Hancock1996LongTermCO,
  title={Long-Term Complications of Treatment and Causes of Mortality After Hodgkin's Disease.},
  author={Hancock and Hoppe},
  journal={Seminars in radiation oncology},
  year={1996},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={225-242}
}
  • Hancock, Hoppe
  • Published 1996 in Seminars in radiation oncology
The majority of newly diagnosed patients are expected to survive Hodgkin's disease because of effective therapies established during past 30 years. Long-term observations from large populations of treated patients have disclosed a variety of late effects of the disease and its therapy have contributed morbidity and excess mortality to Hodgkin's disease survivors. Secondary cancers have continued to accrue, and the risk relative to the general population has increased to 6.4 (95% confidence… CONTINUE READING

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