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Effect of Scattered Radiation on the Ovaries of Young Women in the Early Stages of Hodgkins Disease

Authors: ANUPAM ROUTH MD

Abstract

Three thousand women, many of them of childbearing age, had Hodgkins disease in 1980. Patients with early disease have an excellent chance for cure. Scattered radiation to the ovaries of four patients in the childbearing age was measured, and the results and effects on future generations are discussed.

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