Risk of second breast cancer in female Hodgkins lymphoma survivors: a meta-analysis

BMC Cancer, 06/04/2012

The authors conclude that, the current meta–analysis provided the most recent comprehensive estimate of the risk of second breast cancer (SBC) in a broad–range of Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) survivors. Younger age at diagnosis proved to be a dominant risk factor. The obtained results would serve providing breast cancer screening recommendations for HL survivors.

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