Women with breast cancer who receive radiation therapy delivered with contemporary techniques do not appear to be at risk of cardiac dysfunction or injury in the first year following treatment. The study, from the Austin Hospital, enrolled 20 chemotherapy-naive women with left-sided breast cancer who received a mean heart dose of 1.3 ± 0.7 Gy ...
Reassurance on risk of radiation-induced cardiac disease
By Mardi Chapman
23 Sep 2020