It is time to take action to prevent cardiovascular disease in postirradiation head and neck cancer patients

  • Yu Chun Yeh
  • Kai Min Fang
  • Wan-Lun Hsu
  • Li-Jen LiaoEmail author
Letter to the Editor


Head and neck cancer Irradiation Cardiovascular disease Statistical issues 



This work was supported by Grants from the Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Research Program (FEMH—2017-C-012).

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineFar Eastern Memorial HospitalNew TaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck SurgeryFar Eastern Memorial HospitalNew TaipeiTaiwan ROC
  3. 3.Genomics Research CenterAcademia SinicaTaipeiTaiwan
  4. 4.Department of Electrical EngineeringYuan Ze UniversityTaoyüanTaiwan
  5. 5.Biomedical Engineering OfficeFar Eastern Memorial HospitalNew TaipeiTaiwan

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