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How often does radiation for one cancer lead to later leukemia?

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In brief: Infrequant

It is possible to develop cancers ( sarcomas , leukemia s etc) years after radiation therapy in very few.
This should not be an objection for refusing radiation, the benefits out weight the future complications.The current advanced techniques are minimizing this untoward effect every day.

In brief: Infrequant

It is possible to develop cancers ( sarcomas , leukemia s etc) years after radiation therapy in very few.
This should not be an objection for refusing radiation, the benefits out weight the future complications.The current advanced techniques are minimizing this untoward effect every day.
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