Published in Blood Weekly, August 18th, 2005
According to recent research from Canada, "Cardiac neoplasms are rare and the vast majority are metastatic in origin. Symptoms of cardiac neoplasms (primary or metastatic) usually appear late in the course of the disease and are often ignored because of the more severe effects of the primary malignant disorder or its therapy. Consequently, cardiac neoplasms, especially metastatic ones, are often not discovered until autopsy."
J. Butany and colleagues, University of Toronto, conducted their study "to assess the incidence of cardiac neoplasms at autopsy and to determine the sites...
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