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Risk of heart disease in relation to radiotherapy and chemotherapy with anthracyclines among 19,464 breast cancer patients in Denmark, 1977-2005

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The risk of heart disease subsequent to breast cancer radiotherapy was examined with particular focus on women receiving anthracycline-containing chemotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in Denmark, 1977-2005, were identified from the register of the Danish Breast Cancer Cooperative Group, as was information on cancer-directed treatment. Information on heart disease was sought from the Danish National Patient and Cause of Death...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Name:
Department of Health
Grant:
PolicyResearchProgramme(StudiesofIonisingRadiation
theRiskofHeartDisease,091/0203
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Name:
British Heart Foundation Centre for Research Excellence
Grant:
RE/13/1/30181
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Name:
Cancer Research UK
Grant:
C8225/A21133
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Radiotherapy and Oncology More from this journal
Volume:
123
Issue:
2
Pages:
299–305
Publication date:
2017-03-30
Acceptance date:
2017-03-10
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EISSN:
1879-0887
ISSN:
0167-8140
Language:
English
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pubs:688370
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uuid:aa1aeaae-40d5-4812-809c-feaaa1ac9d9f
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pubs:688370
Source identifiers:
688370
Deposit date:
2017-04-12

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