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  • 2017
  • Sonavane SK, Pinsky P, Watts J et al (2017) The relationship of cancer characteristics and patient outcome with time to lung cancer diagnosis after an abnormal screening CT. (springer.com)
  • factors
  • But in an editorial accompanying the new study, Dr. Javid Moslehi said the results - and the fact that individual women who are already at risk for heart disease face an even greater risk with radiation - "suggests that cardiac risk factors should be assessed and aggressively managed - starting at the time of radiation treatment (or even before) and continuing throughout survivorship. (reuters.com)
  • Patients are at high risk of RIHD if they have radiation for left-sided breast cancer, have a high dose of radiation (often used in young people), the irradiated area is not shielded, have a high dose of anthracyclines (chemotherapy), or have cardiovascular risk factors including smoking, obesity and inactivity. (bio-medicine.org)
  • study
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The radiation that might cure a breast cancer may also raise a woman's risk of having a heart attack or heart disease later in life, according a new study that looked back at the cases of 2,168 women in Sweden and Denmark. (reuters.com)
  • Dr. Penny Anderson, a radiation oncologist at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia said she doesn't expect the new study to significantly change practice because the dose going to the heart today is so much lower that it was when the women were treated. (reuters.com)
  • In this study, the average dose a woman received was 4.9 gray, which would carry an increased risk of 36 percent for a heart event. (reuters.com)
  • A study by Stanford University scientists last year found that radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant may cause as many as 1,300 cancer deaths globally and as many as 2,500 cases of cancer, mostly in Japan. (uchicago.edu)
  • The 15-country collaborative study of cancer risk among radiation workers in the nuclear industry: design, epidemiological methods and descriptive results. (cdc.gov)
  • The retrospective population based study used data from the US National Cancer Institute's surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (SEER) register, from 1973 to 1994, and included more than 85 000 men aged 18 to 80. (bmj.com)
  • LONDON - Mammograms aimed at finding breast cancer might actually raise the chances of developing it in young women whose genes put them at higher risk for the disease, a study by leading European cancer agencies suggests. (heraldnet.com)
  • The study can't prove a link between the radiation and breast cancer, but is one of the biggest ever to look at the issue. (heraldnet.com)
  • We believe countries who use mammograms in women under 30 should reconsider their guidelines," said Anouk Pijpe of the Netherlands Cancer Institute, one of the study authors. (heraldnet.com)
  • The study was paid for by European cancer groups. (heraldnet.com)
  • Lichtenfeld said the study wouldn't immediately change advice from the American Cancer Society but said concerned women should talk to their doctor about their options. (heraldnet.com)
  • The study is the first to find an environmental cause for testicular germ cell tumors, the most common cancer in young Caucasian men. (healthcanal.com)
  • A second class of DNA-damaging agents that we intend to study is chemotherapy drugs like cyclophosphamide, which are used to treat pregnant women with breast cancer," Shetty said. (healthcanal.com)
  • The risks observed in the study described above were consistent with those previous estimates. (cancer.gov)
  • A nested case-control study of lung cancer risk and ionizing radiation exposure at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. (cdc.gov)
  • A study done to help fill in this information gap suggests that some women diagnosed with scleroderma and breast cancer treated with radiation had long-term skin tightening or thickening in the treatment area, but no disease flare-up. (breastcancer.org)
  • If you have been diagnosed with scleroderma and now breast cancer and are planning your treatment for breast cancer, you might want to talk to both your scleroderma doctor and your oncologist about this study. (breastcancer.org)
  • This study demonstrated that certain types of radiation may not affect future fertility options but others may need a closer look. (empowher.com)
  • Cancer experts told reporters at the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress in Stockholm that their study indicated that such treatment, known as synchronous chemoradiation, should be considered worldwide as a new standard treatment approach, Reuters reports . (nbcwashington.com)
  • The study whose results were announced Sunday, led by clinical oncologist Indrajit Fernando, examined various radiation schedules along with anthracycline-CMF chemotherapy in 2,300 women in Britain who had already undergone surgery to remove early-stage tumors. (nbcwashington.com)
  • Synchronous chemoradiation reduced the risk of recurrence among those women by 35 percent, the study found. (nbcwashington.com)
  • The study comes weeks after the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organisation, stated that radiation from handsets was "possibly carcinogenic", although it stopped short of declaring there was a clear link. (emfnews.org)
  • Reza Fazel, M.D and colleagues have published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine which looked at the additive effect of radiation over the years. (emaxhealth.com)
  • During the study period, 655,613 enrollees (68.8%) underwent at least one imaging procedure associated with radiation exposure. (emaxhealth.com)
  • This study confirmed the one released in March of this year by the National Council for Radiation Protection which stated "that in 2006, Americans were exposed to more than seven times as much radiation from medical procedures than they were in the early 1980s. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Radiation, bicalutamide, and everolimus will end between study day 120-130. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The radiation-cancer LAR from a single LDCT study was found to increase the nominal LIR of cancer in average-size 55-year-old males and females by 0.008 % and 0.018 %, respectively. (springer.com)
  • This study "adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting associations between exposure to moderate or low dose radiation and risk of cancer," writes Mark Little from the US National Cancer Institute, in an accompanying editorial. (medicalxpress.com)
  • The radiation dose to areas of the body near the breast during mammography is negligible, or very low, and does not result in an increased risk of cancer, according to a new study. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Each of the 207 women in the study group wore six optically stimulated luminescent dosimeters to measure the absorbed dose of ionizing radiation while they were undergoing two-view screening mammography. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • patient
  • 7 These studies highlight the substantial underestimation by medical staff of patient and operator related radiation induced cancer risk. (bmj.com)
  • 8 This radiation exposure was estimated to carry a 1:2000 risk of fatal cancer in the 16-69 year old patient population (personal communication from NRPB). (bmj.com)
  • Radiation-induced cancer risks, often discussed at the population level, can be challenging to conceptualize and apply to imaging decisions that have to be made at the patient level," Dr. Pandharipande said. (healthcanal.com)
  • The patient will then undergo radical prostatectomy between 4-8 weeks after completion of radiation. (bioportfolio.com)
  • This information is not designed to replace a physician's independent judgment about the appropriateness or risks of a procedure for a given patient. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Measured dose to the bridge of the eye and umbilicus was negligible, indicating no increased risk to the patient of cataracts or interference with normal embryonic development in early pregnancy. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • carcinogenic
  • The Government has not made it official that cell phone radiation is harmful to health - but recent studies have shown that just 50 minutes of cell phone use affects brain activity in the area of the brain closest to the phone, and the World Health Organization has reclassified cell phone radiation as a Class 2B "potentially carcinogenic for humans. (prweb.com)
  • chest radiation
  • The added radiation from mammograms and other types of tests with chest radiation might be especially harmful to them and an MRI is probably a safer method of screening women under 30 who are at high risk because of gene mutations, the authors conclude. (heraldnet.com)
  • The added radiation from mammograms and other types of tests with chest radiation might be especially harmful. (nbcmiami.com)
  • Sophia Antipolis, 16 July 2013: Cancer patients who receive chest radiation should be screened for heart disease every 5-10 years, according to the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). (bio-medicine.org)