Response of lymphocytes to radiation in untreated breast cancer patients as detected with three different genetic assays.

OBJECTIVE To detect the response of lymphocytes to radiation in untreated breast cancer patients with three different genetic assays. METHODS Blood samples were collected from 25 untreated patients and 25 controls. Each blood sample was divided into two parts: one was irradiated by 3-Gy X-ray (irradiated sample), the other was not irradiated (non… (More)