A 41-year-old member asked:
Could radiation treatments for breast cancer cause scar tissue in the lungs?
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General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: This was a more common occurrence before modern tangential fields that avoid the lung. However, if the lung receives significant radiation, then pulmonary fibrosis can develop.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
I got a scar tissue in lung after radiation therapy for breast cancer. No one told me it could happen. What should I do?
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Plastic Surgery 51 years experience
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Last updated Mar 25, 2020
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