Childhood Cancer Radiation Not Associated With Increased Risk of Miscarriage
About the Study
- 1,688 survivors of childhood cancer
- 2,737 sisters of cancer survivors
- 16,700 women in general population
- Survivors with high-dose irradiation to the ovary and uterus
- Survivors with high-dose radiation to the pituitary gland
How Does This Affect You?
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.acog.org/
National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/
Winther JF, Boice JD, Svendsen AL, Frederiksen K, Stovall M, Olsen JH. Spontaneous abortion in a Danish population-based cohort of childhood cancer survivors. J Clin Oncol . 2008 Sep 10;26(26):4340-6.
- Reviewer: Larissa J. Lucas, MD
- Review Date: 12/2008 -
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