Exposure of the oesophagus in breast cancer radiotherapy: A systematic review of oesophageal doses published 2013-2018
AffiliationSt. Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland;
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AbstractBackground: Breast cancer radiotherapy has been shown to increase the risk of subsequent primaryoesophageal cancer. It is unclear if avoidance of the oesophagus is being consideredroutinely during radiotherapy treatment planning. This study aims to describe exposureof the oesophagus from modern breast cancer regimens.
CitationDuane F, Kerr A, Aznar M, Wang Z, Taylor C. Exposure of the oesophagus in breast cancer radiotherapy: A systematic review of oesophageal doses published 2013–2018. European Journal of Cancer. 2020;138:S83-S4.
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
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