Radiation to the Chest Increases Heart‑Disease Risk Later in Life

Here’s what you need to watch for if you’ve undergone this form of cancer treatment.

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Most cancer survivors are eager to put the experience behind them and live life to the fullest. That’s why heart disease caused by the very treatments that cure cancer can be emotionally devastating. If you received radiation to the chest, you are at high risk for developing heart disease years—even decades—later. Now there are guidelines […]
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