Items Tagged ‘cranial radiation therapy’

February 15, 2012

Children Survive Cancer, But Face Stroke After Radiotherapy

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Survivors of childhood cancer who were treated with cranial radiation therapy (CRT) are at high risk for future stroke beginning as early as their 20s, the results of 2 new studies suggest…James Meschia, MD, chairman of neurology at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, commented to Medscape Medical News, “This is very important new information, because […]

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Tags: childhood cancer, cranial radiation therapy, CRT, James Meschia, Medscape Medical News


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