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Cardiac Events after Radiation Therapy (RT) for Stage II-III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): Analysis of 748 Patients

      Radiation therapy-associated cardiac toxicity in patients with NSCLC arises sooner and is of greater clinical significance than historically appreciated. Recent studies have been limited by inconsistent definitions and small size. This study reports major cardiac events after RT in a large cohort of patients with NSCLC using comprehensive, validated cardiac toxicity criteria and dose-volume data.
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