Can prior radiation cause breast cancer?

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Dr Mia Hugo answers this complex question; ultimately there is a minute chance, however, it's far outweighed by the risk of cancer you are currently facing.

Dr Mia Hugo works in private practice as a radiation oncologist. She participates in weekly multi-disciplinary oncology team meetings for breast, urology, gastrointestinal, gynaecological, and head and neck cancer. She provides radiation to patients at Wits Donald Gordon, Netcare Milpark, Pinehaven, and Olivedale Hospitals, as well as at Busamed and 200 Rivonia Medical Centre.
4 Dec 2023 English South Africa Health & Fitness

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