Heart failure 'biggest CV risk post-cancer'

Researchers have calculated the risk of heart disease and stroke depending on cancer site

Adults with a history of cancer are more vulnerable to future heart disease than patients without cancer, independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors, according to the first prospective cohort study of its kind.

According to US clinicians, having had cancer is associated with a 52% and 22% increased risk of heart failure and stroke, respectively.

“CVD screening and prevention practices among cancer survivors are highly variable and often neglected

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