TITLE

Radiation: Saviour and culprit

PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/10/98, Vol. 158 Issue 5, p581
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mentions that radiation therapy for breast cancer greatly increases the risk of esophageal cancer in the next ten years, according to a cohort study. Brief details about the results of the study.
ACCESSION #
355700

 

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