Study: No Long-Term Heart Risks From Breast Radiation

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Findings based on 50 cancer survivors who were followed for 25 years

 

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Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:21 PM

This sample is simply not large enough to draw conclusions , only 26 treated patients ! also it does not say how many of those actually had LEFT breast treated , as those are certainly at higher risk. So many studies , showing long term cardiac complications. How long are we going to spare breast at expenses of hearts or lives ? Do we ask women if they ate happy to pay this price ? This is the least informed decision women ever made in their lives !!!

Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:21 PM

This sample is simply not large enough to draw conclusions , only 26 treated patients ! also it does not say how many of those actually had LEFT breast treated , as those are certainly at higher risk. So many studies , showing long term cardiac complications. How long are we going to spare breast at expenses of hearts or lives ? Do we ask women if they ate happy to pay this price ? This is the least informed decision women ever made in their lives !!!
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