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Philippe Camus, M.D.
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Radiation therapy to the chest
Subclinical pulmonary opacities
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Drug and radiation history
Drug singularity - Correct identification of the drug
Consistent timing of exposure v. onset of symptoms
Clinical, imaging, BAL, pathological pattern consistent with the specific drug
Careful exlusion of another cause
Remission of symptoms with removal of drug
Recurrence with rechallenge (rarely advisable)
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Radiation therapy (breast-)
Radiation therapy (early effects)
Radiation therapy (endobronchial) - Brachytherapy
Radiation therapy (medium term & late effects)
Radiation therapy (stereotactic-SBRT)
Radiation therapy, infusional (injected 131I or 90Y radioactivity)
Radiation therapy, mantle
Pulmonary outcomes in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma treated with involved field radiation.
Computed tomography to assess pulmonary injury associated with concurrent chemo-radiotherapy for inoperable non-small cell lung cancer.