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Chemotherapy-induced heart damage worse in patients with diabetes
 

Chemotherapy-induced heart damage worse in patients with diabetes

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The cardiotoxic side effects induced by chemotherapy agents are worse for cancer patients who also have diabetes, reveals a study presented at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2016 Annual Meeting held recently in Leipzig, Germany.
 
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28 Dec 2016 - General
 
Chemotherapy may induce severe changes in the body like hair loss, weight loss and many others. The chemotherapeutic agents may cause toxic effects on the cardiovascular system. The presence of other diseases like diabetes may worsen the scenario and...
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According to latest clinical trials and research it has been investigated that cardio-toxic side effects induced by chemotherapy agents are more dangerous for the patients who are suffering from diabetes as well. It is advised to cancer patients to c...
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