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Exercise Lowers Heart Disease Risk in Breast Cancer Patients
April 23, 2019 | Letisia Marquez
After taking part in a 16-week exercise intervention, women who had early-stage breast cancer, and who were also inactive and overweight or obese, had a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology.
New handheld heart monitor is a breakthrough for childhood cancer survivors
June 22, 2018 | Maxine Nunes
A new electronic monitor called Vivio, developed by Caltech with City of Hope, promises to make cardiac screening easier and more accessible for cancer patients and physicians.
Experts offer guidelines to prevent cardiovascular disease post-transplant
September 30, 2016 | Elise Lamar
Bone marrow transplant survivors have significantly higher rates of cardiovascular disease — such as heart failure, stroke, and heart attacks — compared to the general population. Saro Armenian, D.O., M.P.H., is trying to reverse these outcomes.
Study: Adult cancer survivors at greater risk of heart disease
February 24, 2016 | Denise Heady
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) – also commonly known as heart disease – is a genuine concern for many Americans. With more than 600,000 heart disease-related deaths expected this year, it continues to be the leading cause of death nationwide. But cancer survivors may be at even greater risk.