Second primary cancer due to radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

  title={Second primary cancer due to radiotherapy and chemotherapy.},
  author={Osman Manavoğlu and B Orhan and Turkkan Evrensel and Y{\"u}cel Karabulut and Vildan Ozkocaman and C Ozyardimci},
  journal={Journal of environmental pathology, toxicology and oncology : official organ of the International Society for Environmental Toxicology and Cancer},
  volume={15 2-4},
Cancer patients are treated successfully with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or a combination of both. However, many agents used in cancer chemotherapy as well as ionizing radiation are known carcinogens. The long survival of cancer patients treated successfully for their primary cancer made possible the observations of late effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy and, in particular, the occurrence of second primary cancers. In this report we review the cases of five patients with second primary… CONTINUE READING

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