March 8, 2013
Hugo Chavez Death Highlights Heart Risk After Cancer
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 […]
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?
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 […]
Tags: Cuba, Dr. Julian Molina, Hugo Chavez, possibly cancerous growth, Venezuelan President