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Considering lung fibrosis in the context of radiation-induced coronary artery disease
  1. Olivier Jacob Joannes Sluijters,
  2. Roohi Mary Bhatti
  1. University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Olivier Jacob Joannes Sluijters, University College London Medical School, London WC1E 6BT, UK; oliviersluijters{at}

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To the editor In light of the valuable contribution that Cuomo et al 1 have made to the prevention and management of radiation-induced heart disease, we would like to raise an additional point regarding radiotherapy-induced lung fibrosis (RILF).

We propose that the algorithm could be improved by adding a pulmonary review to the management steps. We are basing this suggestion on the incidence of RILF in these patient …

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  • Contributors OJJS and RMB contributed equally to this paper.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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