Published in Clinical Oncology Week, February 16th, 2009
"Up to 40% of cancer pts will receive radiotherapy as part of their management. More successful treatment has meant improved survival rates, but conversely patients are living longer and encountering more treatment-induced complications. The development of a second primary malignancy, often many years later, is one of the more sinister complications. The American National Cancer Institute published data in 2006 reporting that 'Cancer survivors constitute 3.5% of...
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