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June 26, 2015

Cancer overtakes cardiovascular disease as top killer for men

Cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease as the greatest cause of death in the UK – but only among men – according to research published recently in Heart.1

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April 29, 2015

AF guidelines may drive stroke research funding

The amount of government money pumped into dementia and stroke research in the UK has risen significantly in recent years, but it is still far too low when compared with spending on heart disease and cancer, according to a study published recently in the online journal BMJ Open.1

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February 25, 2015

Protecting hearts in oncology

The solution to the cardiotoxicity of cancer drugs may lie in the enzyme phosphoinositide 3-kinase gamma (PI3K(s)), according to research presented for the first time at the Heart Failure Association Winter Research Meeting in Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

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December 20, 2013

Cardio-oncology: what is the relationship between AF and cancer?

A major review on the relationship between atrial fibrillation (AF) and cancer has been undertaken by researchers from the University of Athens Medical School, Greece. Their report1 was published recently in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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August 30, 2013

Regular CV screening for chest radiation cancer patients

Cancer patients who receive chest radiation should be screened for heart disease every 5–10 years, according to the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE).

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May 22, 2013

Does amiodarone increase cancer risk?

Amiodarone may increase the risk of developing cancer, especially in men and people exposed to high amounts of the drug, according to a study1 published recently in Cancer.

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June 25, 2012

Cancer diagnosis increases risk of suicide/CV death

Patients who have recently received a cancer diagnosis have increased risk of both suicide and death from cardiovascular causes, as compared with cancer-free persons, according to a study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine.1

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