Routine cardiac evaluation in patients with early-stage breast cancer before adjuvant chemotherapy.

@article{Jeyakumar2012RoutineCE,
  title={Routine cardiac evaluation in patients with early-stage breast cancer before adjuvant chemotherapy.},
  author={Alwin Jeyakumar and Jillian DiPenta and Stephanie L. Snow and Daniel Rayson and Kara L Thompson and Chris Theriault and Tallal Hussein Younis},
  journal={Clinical breast cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={4-9}
}
INTRODUCTION This population-based study of women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer aimed to (i) determine the current utilization pattern of multigated acquisition (MUGA) scans before adjuvant chemotherapy (AdjC) treatment, and (ii) examine the impact of MUGA scan results on AdjC decision making. METHODS All women who underwent curative-intent… CONTINUE READING