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Long-term risk of cardiovascular disease in 10-year survivors of breast cancer.

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BACKGROUND: Radiotherapy for breast cancer as delivered in the 1970s has been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but recent studies of associations with modern regimens have been inconclusive. Few data on long-term cardiovascular disease risk according to specific radiation fields are available, and interaction with known cardiovascular risk factors has not been examined. METHODS: We studied treatment-specific incidence of cardiovascular disease in 4414 10-year survivo...

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10.1093/jnci/djk064

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Journal:
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Volume:
99
Issue:
5
Pages:
365-375
Publication date:
2007-03-01
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EISSN:
1460-2105
ISSN:
0027-8874
Source identifiers:
328930

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