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Author: Sherri Porterfield RN, MSN

Heart Health in Breast Cancer Survivors

Heart Health in Breast Cancer Survivors Effects from cancer treatment need to be anticipated, prevented and mitigated. Advances in breast cancer care has improved survival. Breast cancer survivors must be well versed about heart disease too. Cardiovascular (CVD) disease refers to conditions that can narrow or block blood vessels that may result in heart attacks, high blood pressure, and strokes. Other heart conditions may affect the structure/function of the heart i.e. valvular disease, irregular...

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