Hodgkins Breast Cancer

Scientists say women who've been treated for a rare cancer have a higher chance of developing breast cancer in the future. A new paper linking the disease to Hodgkin Lymphoma is published today

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Breast cancer warning

Women who've been treated for Hodgkins Lymphoma are five times more likely to go on to develop breast cancer. The findings were made after a landmark study carried out by the Institute of Cancer Research, over the last 50 years.

Doctors at the Christie in Manchester hope the results can now be used to help protect those women who are most vulnerable. Our correspondent Rachel Townsend reports

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