Risk of new primary nonbreast cancers after breast cancer treatment: a Dutch population-based study.

@article{Schaapveld2008RiskON,
  title={Risk of new primary nonbreast cancers after breast cancer treatment: a Dutch population-based study.},
  author={Michael Schaapveld and Otto Visser and Marieke W. J. Louwman and Elisabeth G. E. de Vries and Pax H. B. Willemse and R. den Otter and Winette T A van der Graaf and Jan Willem Coebergh and Flora E van Leeuwen},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 8},
  pages={1239-46}
}
PURPOSE To assess the risk of secondary nonbreast cancers (SNBCs) in a recently treated population-based cohort of breast cancer patients focused on the association with treatment and prognostic implications. PATIENTS AND METHODS In 58,068 Dutch patients diagnosed with invasive breast cancer between 1989 and 2003, SNBC risk was quantified using standardized incidence ratios (SIRs), cumulative incidence, and Cox regression analysis, adjusted for competing risks. RESULTS After a median follow… CONTINUE READING