Certain cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, radiation, and immunotherapies, can be toxic to your heart. This treatment side effect is called cardiotoxicity.
Your heart may weaken or beat out of rhythm (a condition known as arrhythmia). You also may experience high blood pressure, or hypertension, a condition that increases your risk of stroke and heart attack. You may continue to be at risk for these problems even after you’re finished with cancer treatments.
Our goal is to prevent and minimize heart damage while you take the needed steps to destroy cancer cells. At AHN, you benefit from:
We use the latest technology to detect early signs of heart problems, including:
At the AHN Cardiovascular Institute, you have access to a wide range of heart-saving treatments. To prevent or stop cardiotoxicity, your physician may recommend:
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