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BMT survivor study finds significant breast cancer risk in young women who received total body irrad

A new study examining long-term outcomes of blood or marrow transplantation (BMT) found that patients who received total body irradiation (TBI) at age 30 or younger had a 4.5-fold increase in their risk of developing breast cancer later in life compared with the general population.

Read more: https://www.uab.edu/news/research/item/11460-bmt-survivor-study-finds-significant-breast-cancer-risk-in-young-women-who-received-total-body-irradiation

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