Treatment tied to risk of subsequent cancer in Hodgkin lymphoma

08/27/2013 | Nurse.com

An analysis in the Journal of Clinical Oncology revealed Hodgkin lymphoma survivors who had been treated with the highest levels of radiation were nearly three times as likely as those who had the lowest doses to develop a subsequent stomach cancer. Patients who received certain types of chemotherapy were also at increased risk of stomach cancer, researchers noted.

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