• History of cardiotoxicity, cancer treatment linked to congestive HF during, after pregnancy

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Women with a prior history of cardiotoxicity previously treated for cancer with radiation or chemotherapy had elevated odds of developing clinical congestive HF during and after pregnancy, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
    “For women without a history of cardiotoxicity, their risk of developing HF during pregnancy is very low,” Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan, MD, SM, director of the Ted Rogers Program in Cardiotoxicity Prevention at Toronto General Hospital, said in a press release. “However, for women who have
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