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Long term effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer vs radiation?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
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In brief: Other cancers

Chemotherapy long-term can increase the likelihood of developing bloodstream cancers such as leukemia radiation treatment can cause tissue scarring and also increase the possibilty of developing other cancers such as sarcoma.

In brief: Other cancers

Chemotherapy long-term can increase the likelihood of developing bloodstream cancers such as leukemia radiation treatment can cause tissue scarring and also increase the possibilty of developing other cancers such as sarcoma.
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