Cardiovascular complications of breast cancer therapy in older adults

Chetan Shenoy, Igor Klem, Anna Lisa Crowley, Manesh R. Patel, Mark A. Winchester, Cynthia Owusu, Gretchen G. Kimmick

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Abstract

Older adults frequently have pre-existing and cancerrelated risk factors for cardiovascular toxicity from cancer treatment. In this review, we discuss the risk factors and strategies for prevention and management of cardiovascular complications in older women with breast cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1138-1143
Number of pages6
JournalOncologist
Volume16
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Breast cancer
  • Cardiotoxicity
  • Cardiovascular complications
  • Elderly
  • Geriatrics

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    Shenoy, C., Klem, I., Crowley, A. L., Patel, M. R., Winchester, M. A., Owusu, C., & Kimmick, G. G. (2011). Cardiovascular complications of breast cancer therapy in older adults. Oncologist, 16(8), 1138-1143. https://doi.org/10.1634/theoncologist.2010-0348