The risk of multiple primary breast and thyroid carcinomas.

@article{Adjadj2003TheRO,
  title={The risk of multiple primary breast and thyroid carcinomas.},
  author={Elisabeth Adjadj and Carole Rubino and Akhtar Shamsaldim and Monique G. L{\^e} and Martin Schlumberger and Florent de Vathaire},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={98 6},
  pages={1309-17}
}
BACKGROUND Some studies have suggested that there is an association between breast carcinoma and thyroid carcinoma. Because ionizing radiation is a well known risk factor for breast and thyroid carcinomas, the authors studied the effect of the radiation dose delivered for the treatment of each of these two malignancies on the risk of subsequently developing the other malignancy. METHODS The risk of developing thyroid carcinoma subsequent to treatment for breast carcinoma was analyzed in 8… CONTINUE READING