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Radiotherapy risks are much higher for smokers

12:00 EDT 20 Mar 2017 | Medical Xpress

Smokers treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy - according to a new study funded by Cancer Research UK and published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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