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Assessment of coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality after radiation therapy for early breast cancer.

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PURPOSE: To assess the risk of fatal and nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) and radiation therapy (RT) for left-sided breast cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A hospital-based retrospective cohort linkage study of all breast cancer patients registered at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), Toronto, Canada, between 1982 and 1988 who were treated with postlumpectomy RT was performed. Available identifiers for the study cohort were linked to two province-wid...

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10.1200/jco.20.4.1036

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Pintilie, M More by this author
Holowaty, E More by this author
Douglas, PS More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
1036-1042
Publication date:
2002-02-05
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EISSN:
1527-7755
ISSN:
0732-183X
URN:
uuid:b00a1d2f-318d-4f38-b4a2-5bcbc6879d80
Source identifiers:
131389
Local pid:
pubs:131389

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