Radiosensitivity in Fanconi's anemia patients

Blanche P. Alter

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The risks of radiation therapy in patients with Fanconi's anemia who have cancer are not clear. Possible toxicity was reported in six of 14 patients: 1/1 with vaginal cancer, 4/10 with head and neck or esophageal cancer, and 1/3 with oral cancer following bone marrow transplant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-347
Number of pages3
JournalRadiotherapy and Oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Fanconi's anemia
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Radiation sensitivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Urology


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