Post Profile

Breast cancer treatments can raise risk of heart disease, American Heart Association warns

A major new report says that patients should be monitored closely for cardiac toxicity
read more


Related Posts

Collaboration Between Cancer and Heart Physicians Essential for Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy

Health : Newswise Medical News

A new report that breast cancer patients treated with low doses of radiation therapy have a heightened risk of heart disease suggests that physicians need to work with patients before, during, and after treatment to minimize that ri...

Heart Disease Risk Appears Associated with Breast Cancer Radiation

Health : Newswise Medical News

Among patients with early stages of breast cancer, those whose hearts were more directly irradiated with radiation treatments on the left side in a facing-up position had higher risk of heart disease, according to research letter by...

Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Herceptin Treatment Should Be Monitored for Heart Damage Regardless of Age: Ontario Study

Health : Newswise Medical News

Breast cancer patients undergoing treatment with trastuzumab-containing regimens should be monitored for heart damage regardless of age. This is among the findings of a new study from the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, the Institute for...

Breast cancer treatments may increase the risk of heart disease

Health : EurekAlert: Health

(American Heart Association) Some breast cancer therapies can damage the heart and healthcare providers should carefully monitor breast cancer treatment effects on the heart. Breast cancer survivors, especially older women, are more...

Women with breast cancer have increased heart disease risk, report finds

News : Trending Now

The American Heart Association said Thursday that treatment for breast cancer may also damage women’s hearts. It’s the first major report on a link between the two diseases.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC