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Radiation for Childhood Cancer Can Boost Risk of Stillbirth Later
Date:7/23/2010

o the degree possible, has tried to modify the way we deliver radiation therapy, has tried to modify the dose and, in some cases, has tried to eliminate radiation by substituting chemotherapy that is not as toxic," Armstrong added.

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SOURCES: John Boice Jr., Sc.D., science director, International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, Md., and professor, medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.; Daniel Armstrong, M.D., professor and associate chair, pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; July 23, 2010, The Lancet, online


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