Breast carcinoma following radiotherapy of metastatic Wilms' tumor

Ronald R. Reimer, Joseph F. Fraumeni, Robert Reddick, Edward L. Moorhead

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1450-1452
Number of pages3
JournalCancer
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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