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Radiation use may raise adult cancer risk

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Bloomberg News

NEW YORK — Women’s risk of developing breast cancer may increase as much as 20-fold if they were treated with chest radiation for malignancies as children or young adults, according to an analysis of studies…

In the second study on lifespan, Jennifer Yeh, a research fellow at Harvard School of Public Health, developed a mathematical model to predict the longevity of survivors of childhood cancers, including leukemia, brain and bone tumors, and lymphoma…

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