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Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

27 days ago   |   By News Medical

Over the last few decades, medical progress has led to the survival of many more people with cancer. However, a new study published in The Lancet shows that this cohort has a higher risk of cardiovascular disease than controls without cancer, due to a number of reasons.
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Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

27 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

There is an increased risk of various cardiovascular diseases among cancer survivors, and hence the need for preventative measures and earlier interventions.
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