The occurrance of radiation induced sarcoma following treatment of breast cancer is rare. It has an average latency of ten years and it correlates with the dose and technique of radiation. The prognosis is poor due to delay in diagnosis. We present a case where a female patient developed a chondrosarcoma of sternoclavicular joint 19 years after radiotherapy for breast cancer.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Cancer|
|State||Published - Jun 1999|
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