Lung cancer as a cardiotoxic state: a review.

  title={Lung cancer as a cardiotoxic state: a review.},
  author={David P{\'e}rez-Callejo and Mar{\'i}a Torrente and Mar{\'i}a Auxiliadora Brenes and Beatriz N{\'u}{\~n}ez and Mariano Provencio},
  journal={Medical oncology},
  volume={34 9},
As the overall survival of patients with lung cancer continues to increase, more cancer survivors are faced with the risk of developing treatment-related cardiovascular toxicities. The increased knowledge of the molecular biology of non-small cell lung cancer has led to new and more personalized treatments. Nevertheless, the usual chemotherapy schemes and radiation therapy induce cardiac toxicities that are frequently underappreciated or go unnoticed. Up to date, the majority of cardiotoxicity… CONTINUE READING