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Cardiovascular risks of radiotherapy for breast cancer

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1715 (Published 20 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1715

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Radiotherapy is a risk factor for heart disease in women with breast cancer, according to a case-control study from Scandinavia. Risk of myocardial infarction, revascularisation, or death from heart disease rose by 7.4% (95% CI …

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