Items Tagged ‘heart damage’

March 8, 2013

Hugo Chavez Death Highlights Heart Risk After Cancer

By Logan Lafferty

A heart attack ended up killing Venezuelan president and longtime cancer sufferer Hugo Chavez, a source close to Chavez revealed. And cancer experts say that’s not unusual…Anti-cancer drugs such as anthracyclines, a mainstay of breast cancer chemo, as well as newer medications such as the drug Herceptin may cause heart damage by weakening the heart muscle, Dr. Timothy […]

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Tags: ABC News, anthracyclines, anti-cancer drugs, Dr. Timothy Moynihan, heart attack, heart damage, Herceptin, Hugo Chavez

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