Breast cancer following spinal irradiation for a childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Multicenter Study)

It has been suggested that pediatric patients treated with spinal irradiation may have an elevated risk of breast cancer. Among a cohort of 363 long-term survivors of a pediatric central nervous system tumor or leukemia treated with spinal irradiation, there was little evidence of an increased breast cancer risk.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moskowitz, CS; Malhotra, J; Chou, JF; Wolden, SL; Weathers, RE; Stovall, M; Armstrong, GT; Leisenring, WM; Neglia, JP; Robison, LL; Oeffinger, KC

Published Date

  • November 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 117 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 213 - 216

PubMed ID

  • 26391961

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4679449

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0887

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.radonc.2015.09.016


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Ireland