Published in Cancer Weekly, December 27th, 2005
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in developed countries. Due to the high 5-year survival rate (77%), a considerable number of women have a long-term risk of developing a second cancer. Previous studies have shown a 20-30% increased risk for a second cancer in various sites, including the endometrium, ovary, thyroid, lung, soft tissue, blood, skin,...
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