Cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy: diagnosis, pathogenesis, and management.

@article{Yeh2004CardiovascularCO,
  title={Cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy: diagnosis, pathogenesis, and management.},
  author={Edward T. H. Yeh and A. S. T. Tong and Daniel J. Lenihan and Syed Wamique Yusuf and Joseph Swafford and Christopher Champion and J D Durand and Harry Gibbs and Alireza Atef Zafarmand and Michael S. Ewer},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2004},
  volume={109 25},
  pages={3122-31}
}
The cardiotoxicity of anticancer agents can lead to significant complications that can affect patients being treated for various malignancies. The severity of such toxicity depends on many factors such as the molecular site of action, the immediate and cumulative dose, the method of administration, the presence of any underlying cardiac condition, and the demographics of the patient. Moreover, toxicity can be affected by current or previous treatment with other antineoplastic agents… CONTINUE READING
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