Lung cancer after treatment for Hodgkin's disease: focus on radiation effects.

  title={Lung cancer after treatment for Hodgkin's disease: focus on radiation effects.},
  author={Ethel S. Gilbert and Marilyn S. Stovall and Mary Krystyna Gospodarowicz and Flora E van Leeuwen and Michael Andersson and Bengt Glimelius and Timo K Joensuu and Charles F. Lynch and Rochelle E. Curtis and Eric J. Holowaty and Hans Henrik Storm and Eero I Pukkala and Mars B van't Veer and Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni and John Dunning Boice and E. Aileen Clarke and Lois B. Travis},
  journal={Radiation research},
  volume={159 2},
Aspects of radiation-induced lung cancer were evaluated in an international study of Hodgkin's disease. The study population consisted of 227 patients with lung cancer and 455 matched controls. Unique features included dose determinations to the specific location in the lung where each cancer developed and quantitative data on both chemotherapy and tobacco use obtained from medical records. The estimated excess relative risk (ERR) per Gy was 0.15 (95% CI: 0.06-0.39), and there was little… CONTINUE READING
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