Search Tag: breast cancer

Potential heart damage from breast cancer treatments

2018 06 Feb

Some breast cancer therapies may cause damage to the heart, making it necessary for healthcare providers to draw up strategies to prevent or minimise the damage, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published in its journal Circulation. AHA notes that breast cancer survivors, especially older women over the... Read more

Cardiovascular Disease - UK's No. 1 Killer among Women

2015 11 Jun

While cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease as the number one killer in the UK among men, cardiovascular disease still remains the most common cause of death among women and kills more young women then breast cancer. The research has been published in the journal Heart. Cardiovascular disease includes coronary heart disease, stroke, high blood... Read more

New Cardio-Oncology Programme Launched

2014 17 Aug

A new Cardio-Oncology Programme to protect hearts and keep them beating strong during breast cancer treatments has been developed by Orlando Health Heart Institute and UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health. The programme comprises a multidisciplinary team including cardiologists, oncologists, nurse practitioners and other clinicians. When patients... Read more