Measurements of scattered radiation reaching the different regions in the body of patients with cancer cervix during the application of Cs  intracavitary after loading system were determined.
Portable dose rate meter with ionization chamber of volume 450 cm  type PDMI was used for scattered radiation measurements. The risk for induction of cancer breast and leukemia in those patients was estimated. The estimated risk for cancer breast and leukemia was 0.69 x 10 [-3] and 5.98 x 10 [-3] AV-1 respectively. All patients treated and cured from cancer cervix by intracavitary Cs  after loading sources should be considered as a high risk cases for cancer breast and leukemia especially in their later life. Also workers dealing with patients loaded by Cs  after loading should use protective lead barriers of thickness not less than 4 cm. especially in centers with large number of cases treated annually and / or in centers with unexperienced
Nader El Sherbini ,Nawal Abdel Kerim ,Mohamed B. Hashem ,
Estimated risk of cancer breast and leukemia in patients with cancer cervix treated by intracavitary Cs137 after loading,
Sci. Med. J. 1993;
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