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March 18th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 18th

This week’s topics include the association between smoking cessation and weight change with CV disease among those with and without diabetes, the risk of ischemic heart disease in women after radiotherapy for breast cancer, and more.


March 13th, 2013

Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Increases Heart Disease Risk

The increased risk of radiotherapy for breast cancer seen in this NEJM study may just be the tip of the iceberg.