New research warns that, after completing breast cancer treatment, women aged 45 and over have a heightened risk of developing cardiovascular disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the most common form of cancer that doctors diagnose among.
Heart Fail Clin. 2019 Jan;15(1):65-75. doi: 10.1016/j.hfc.2018.08.007. Breast Cancer and Heart Failure. Almuwaqqat Z(1), Meisel JL(2), Barac A(3), Parashar.
Doctors and patients dealing with breast cancer also need to keep another crucial factor in mind: the heart.