[Myocardial infarction as a cause of death in patients treated for small cell lung cancer].

Abstract

The aim of our study was to assess frequency of death from myocardial infarction in patients (pts) treated for small cell lung cancer (SCLC). 33 out of 845 patients treated for SCLC died from myocardial infarction. All patients were smokers. In 6 patients coexisted hypertension, in 2--diabetes and in 5--obesity. Eight patients have had cardiac disease in… (More)

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