A 14-year-old girl was diagnosed as having acute lymphoblastic leukemia following 5000 cGy cranial radiotherapy for treatment of optic glioma. In the absence of underlying predisposing factors, development of acute leukemia was attributed to the oncogenic effect of radiation.
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