6 Pulmonary Fibrosis Causes and Risk Factors


Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy for breast cancer or lung cancer can increase the risk of pulmonary fibrosis. The risk will rise depending on how much radiation therapy the chest area received during cancer treatment and may be further increased if the patient also had chemotherapy.

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