Radiation exposure from diagnostic procedures in patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer.

The Journal of community and supportive oncology

PubMedID: 25839063

Chaudhary LN, Knapp S, Wen S, Xiao J, Murano G, Kurian S, Layne G, Jacobson G, Abraham J. Radiation exposure from diagnostic procedures in patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer. J Community Support Oncol. 2015;13(1):27-9.
Radiation exposure is associated with an increased risk of secondary cancers. Knowing the approximate radiation exposure from diagnostic procedures in the ?rst year after a breast cancer diagnosis could help educate patients and allow physicians to monitor them more closely for potential risks.