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Radiation-related cardiovascular disease following cancer therapy

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Some cancer survivors are known to have an elevated risk of morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease. An important cause of this elevated risk is recognised to be irradiation of normal tissues during radiotherapy received as part of cancer therapy. There are substantial difficulties in studying radiation-related cardiovascular disease (RRCD). The reasons for this include the complexities of measuring radiation normal tissue doses retrospectiv... Expand abstract

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:3f02ca87-530d-4ee7-9382-4b457bec62b5
Local pid:
ora:10139

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