Recent activities - archive

Modern breast cancer radiation therapy and risks of secondary lung cancer and ischaemic heart diseases

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. In the last decades, the life expectancy of breast cancer patients increased substantially due to...
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Minimum breast distance largely explains individual variability in doses to contralateral breast from breast-cancer radiotherapy

Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer in women worldwide. Fortunately, its cure rates are high if diagnosed at an early stage. Commonly it is...
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Status (January 2017)

An overview of activities, analyses and achievements in PASSOS can be found following the links: WP 1: PASSOS Heart Study WP 2: Dosimetry Breast...
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Intended further developments

A lot has been achieved in PASSOS but new challenges and questions have arisen. The project is terminated end of 2016; still, further developments...
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Dr. Markus Eidemüller

Institute of Radiation Protection
Helmholtz Zentrum München -
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)

Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
D-85764 Neuherberg

Tel. +49 89 3187-2801

Coordination until February 2016
Dr. Peter Jacob


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