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Childhood cancer survivors face high breast cancer risk

Children diagnosed with cancer remain at risk from a variety of serious, long-term complications even years after doctors pronounce them cured.

Now, new research shows that girls treated with radiation for pediatric tumors face a later risk of breast cancer that's six to seven times as high as that of other women.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-06-04/breast-cancer-risk-high-for-youth-survivors/55367300/1?csp=34news

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