Items Tagged ‘Hugo Chavez’

March 8, 2013

Hugo Chavez Death Highlights Heart Risk After Cancer

By Logan Lafferty 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


February 27, 2012

Is Chavez sacrificing cancer care for privacy?

By Mystery User

As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba Friday for surgery to remove a possibly cancerous growth, top doctors say he could be taking a risk by skipping more respected cancer centers in Brazil or the U.S. if his illness proves more complicated…”If you have a ‘common’ cancer, that of the breast, colon or lung […]

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Tags: Cuba, Dr. Julian Molina, Hugo Chavez, possibly cancerous growth, Venezuelan President


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