Tag: cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy: Heart muscle damage that can result in cardiac dysfunction and congestive heart failure. Breast cancer drugs known to induce cardiomyopathy include anthracyclines such as Adriamycin and epirubicin, as well as Herceptin (used to treat HER2+ disease), and other chemotherapy drugs such as 5-fluorouraci

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08/29/16
Use of calcium channel blockers linked to risk of breast cancer, especially among overweight women
08/09/16
Quercetin protects heart from Adriamycin but could interfere with treatment effects
07/26/15
Women using beta blockers for heart disease may be less likely to die from breast cancer
10/19/14
Light at night reduces Adriamycin effectiveness in rat model of breast cancer
09/21/13
Trans fat consumption during Adriamycin chemotherapy could increase heart damage
08/10/13
Long-term use of certain blood pressure medications linked to breast cancer risk
05/30/12
Fish oil does not prevent Adriamycin-induced heart damage and might promote it
02/15/12
Grapes and other foods might help protect against Adriamycin-induced heart damage
12/01/11
Herceptin plus anthracycline chemotherapy greatly increases risk of heart damage
10/27/11
The beta blocker propranolol increases the effectiveness of Taxol
06/02/11
Beta blockers linked to reduced breast cancer recurrence, especially for triple negative disease
04/20/11
Beta blockers and ACE inhibitors might influence risk of breast cancer recurrence

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