Author | Frederick Dirbas, MD

Articles

Breast Cancer After Hodgkin Lymphoma: The Price of Success

December 15, 2016

Curative therapy, including chest RT for Hodgkin lymphoma, is associated with a definitively increased risk of breast cancer, most often manifesting approximately 20 years after treatment. These breast cancers tend to be more aggressive, with greater frequency of hormone receptor negativity and potential HER2 positivity.