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A population-based case-cohort study of the risk of myocardial infarction following radiation therapy for breast cancer.

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OBJECTIVE: To describe the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) after radiation therapy (RT) for breast cancer (BrCa) in an exposed population. METHODS: We identified and validated cases of AMI (vAMI), by electrocardiographic or enzyme criteria, among all 6680 women who received post-operative RT following lumpectomy or mastectomy, within 12 months following diagnosis of BrCa between 1982 and 1988 in Ontario, Canada. We identified women without vAMI whose death certification was ascribe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Oncology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology More from this journal
Volume:
82
Issue:
3
Pages:
294-300
Publication date:
2007-03-01
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EISSN:
1879-0887
ISSN:
0167-8140
Language:
English
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pubs:130954
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uuid:0754f0c6-3d4f-4ff1-b80c-621c29307899
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pubs:130954
Source identifiers:
130954
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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