Tag: cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy: Heart muscle damage that can result in cardiac dysfunction and congestive heart failure. Chemotherapy drugs known to induce cardiomyopathy include anthracyclines such as Adriamycin and epirubicin, as well as 5-fluorouracil, and cisplatin.

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09/26/17
Black cumin compound thymoquinone enhances toxicity of Adriamycin while reducing heart damage in mice
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
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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