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Blood test offers early warning of chemotherapy-related heart problems

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Experimental Biology From: medicalxpress.com Scientists have identified a collection of biomarkers that together signal that a person’s cancer treatment may be harming their heart. After further validation, the biomarkers could eventually allow doctors to assess cardiovascular side effects of chemotherapy with a simple blood test early in the treatment process. Heart problems are a side effect of several cancer …