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Cancer treatment and the heart

Cancer treatment and the heart

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heart -- Effect of drugs on.,
  • Antineoplastic agents -- Side effects.,
  • Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Complications.,
  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Complications.,
  • Anthracyclines -- Toxicology.,
  • Antibiotics, Anthracycline -- adverse effects.,
  • Heart Diseases -- chemically induced.,
  • Heart Diseases -- etiology.,
  • Neoplasms -- drug therapy.,
  • Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Franco M. Muggia, Michael D. Green, and James L. Speyer.
    SeriesThe Johns Hopkins series hematology/oncology
    ContributionsMuggia, Franco M., Green, Michael D., 1949-, Speyer, James L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC682.9 .C35 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1714959M
    ISBN 100801845262
    LC Control Number92017266

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      Riccardo Asteggiano, MD FESC, Victor Aboyans, MD PhD FESC, Geraldine Lee, PhD FESC FHEA, Sonja Salinger, MD PhD FESC, Dimitrios Richter, MD, FESC, FAHA, Cardiology care delivered to cancer patients: The results of a questionnaire survey by the Council for Cardio Oncology and Council for Cardiology Practice of the European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, Author: Riccardo Asteggiano, Victor Aboyans, Geraldine Lee, Sonja Salinger, Dimitrios Richter. Cancer treatment can cause the heart to pump less efficiently, cause changes in blood flow and/or increase the risk for blood clots (thrombosis) that can cause a heart attack. The most common heart conditions caused by these changes are congestive heart failure, the most serious cardiotoxicity related to cancer treatment, inflammation of the.


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