Breast Cancer Radiation Raises Heart Risk

Breast Cancer Radiation Raises Heart Risk

(NEWSER– A new study looks at the heart dangers posed by radiation in breast cancer treatment, but despite the 2,168-woman, 43-year survey, the meaning of the results comes down to who you ask. "This is a major concern," one oncologist tells USA Today, while a cardiologist warns that the study "may represent just the tip of the iceberg." However, the New York Times calls the increased danger "modest," and says the study shows that radiation's benefits far outweigh the added heart risks.



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