Long-term Cardiovascular Toxicity And Cancer Therapy

Long-term Cardiovascular Toxicity in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Who Receive Cancer Therapy: Pathophysiology, Course, Monitoring, Management, Prevention, and Research Directions

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  • Cardiopulmonary diseases – are 3rd leading cause of death in survivors of childhood cancer
  • 24% of childhood cancer survivors – are greater than 30 years from initial diagnosis
  • Stroke among survivors - almost 10 times higher compared to  siblings

    Read the full article in Circulation
    Circulation. 2013: published online before print September 23, 2013, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182a88099 

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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Sep 30, 2013 3:00 PM America/Chicago

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