A 22‐year‐old woman developed breast cancer 15 years after radiotherapy to the lung for metastatic Wilms' tumor. Her 32‐year‐old mother died of bilateral breast cancer, suggesting a genetic predisposition to radiogenic cancer. Recent improvements in the survival of children with certain cancers necessitate long‐term surveillance for iatrogenic neoplasia, particularly when familial susceptibility is evident.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Oct 1977|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cancer Research