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Cardiac risks of breast-cancer radiotherapy: a contemporary view.

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For some time, there has been compelling evidence both from randomised-controlled trials and from observational studies, that some of the breast-cancer radiotherapy regimens used in the past have led to increased risk of mortality from heart disease. There is also some evidence that the more recent regimens used in the USA are associated with lower risks than previous ones, but it is not clear whether current regimens are free from cardiac risk, especially in the light of recent evidence from...

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10.1016/j.clon.2005.11.003

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
236-246
Publication date:
2006-04-05
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1433-2981
ISSN:
0936-6555
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uuid:760454b1-5302-4d77-8757-6688740c8717
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33441
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pubs:33441

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