Adult survivors of childhood cancer often undertreated for cardiovascular risk factors

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION - June 8, 2022

"...cancer survivors were 80% more likely to be undertreated for these conditions compared to their study counterparts. 'Serious heart disease is uncommon in young adults in the general population, which includes childhood cancer survivors, therefore, greater awareness of the significantly higher cardiovascular disease risk when there is a history of cancer is important,' [lead study author Eric J. Chow, M.D., M.P.H., an associate professor in clinical research and public health sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle] said." Read Article >>

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