Published in Cardiovascular Week, November 22nd, 2010
"Optimum management of cardiovascular disease before and during antineoplastic treatment is essential to reduce morbidity and mortality in cancer patients. This article reviews the incidence and characteristics of cardiotoxic effects of antineoplastic drugs with special focus on the pathophysiological mechanisms," wrote I. Brana and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "It also emphasizes the importance of early detection and correction of...
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