Radiation induced sarcoma following treatment of breast cancer

K. K. Pandey, Rajeev Kumar, Ashish Goel, Ashish Saharia

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-193
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Cancer
Volume36
Issue number2-4
StatePublished - Jun 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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