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Cardiovascular disease incidence after internal mammary chain irradiation and anthracycline-based chemotherapy for breast cancer

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Background Improved breast cancer (BC) survival and evidence showing beneficial effects of internal mammary chain (IMC) irradiation underscore the importance of studying late cardiovascular effects of BC treatment. Methods We assessed cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence in 14,645 Dutch BC patients aged <62 years, treated during 1970–2009. Analyses included proportional hazards models and general population comparisons. Results CVD rat... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41416-018-0159-x

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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
119
Issue:
4
Pages:
408-418
Publication date:
2018-08-01
Acceptance date:
2018-06-07
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Pmid:
30065254
Source identifiers:
905017
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:905017
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uuid:1fcd3615-df3e-4fb8-ab2c-ae1c80457a7b
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pubs:905017
Deposit date:
2018-09-26

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