• Survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma at risk for long-term cardiovascular toxicities

    2 days ago - By Healio

    Some survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma included in the Mass General Brigham YOUNG-MI registry experienced a myocardial infarction before age 50 years, according to a research letter published in JACC: CardioOncology.
    In addition, patients with Hodgkin lymphoma had significantly higher all-cause and cardiovascular mortality compared with a matched cohort without a history of noncutaneous malignancy, researchers noted.
    “It is well-known that survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma can develop premature coronary artery disease due to cardiotoxicity from their cancer treatment. However, less is known about
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