Drug Makes Breast Cancer Treatment Less Cardiotoxic

What do you do when one cancer therapy leads to heart complications later on?

Powerful chemotherapy agents called anthracyclines save the lives of countless women with breast cancer, only to cause heart failure later. But taking the angiotensin-receptor blocker candesartan (Atacand) may help preserve the heart’s function. A study presented at the 2015 meeting of the American Heart Association found that women who took candesartan daily, starting early in […]


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