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MI May Fuel Breast Cancer Recurrence, Mortality

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Charles Bankhead, Senior Editor From: medpagetoday.com In survivors of early breast cancer, cardiovascular events significantly increased the risk of cancer recurrence and cancer death, a review of 1,700 patients showed. The risk of breast cancer recurrence increased by 59% and cancer-specific death by 60% in patients who had a heart attack, stroke, or heart failure after cancer diagnosis and …