Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 24th, 2005
"Radiotherapy is important in the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma. Although the risk of recurrent Hodgkin lymphoma decreases in long-term survivors, the incidence of radiation-induced cancers increases with time. Breast cancer is the main long-term concern for women.
"Risk factors associated with breast cancer development include age at irradiation, time since treatment, and radiation dose received. The risk of developing breast cancer appears to be limited to women treated before age 30 years," D.L. Wahnerroedler...
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