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Heart disease and lung cancer risks after radiotherapy

Abstract:

Radiotherapy has been shown to increase the subsequent risk of heart disease among survivors of breast cancer, but little is known about factors, other than the dose of radiation delivered to the heart, which determine the magnitude of the risk. In addition, survivors of teenage and young adult cancer are internationally acknowledged as an understudied population, and limited information is available on their late health risks. This thesis sought to utilise the largest observational data...

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Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Clinical Trial Service Unit
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:119bdbd9-00a7-484d-96f0-6b1e59dab696
Local pid:
ora:11476

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