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Could radiation treatments for breast cancer cause scar tissue in the lungs?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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