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Bone marrow transplant study finds breast cancer risk in young women who received total body irradiation

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Matt Windsor, University of Alabama at Birmingham From: A new study examining long-term outcomes of blood or marrow “About 50 percent of [BMT] transplant patients overall receive total body irradiation, including a higher proportion of those patients who are younger,” Bhatia said. The decision whether or not to use TBI as part of BMT “is based on the …