Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2021 Apr 17. Epub 2021 Apr 17.
Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra General Hospital, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 80 Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, 11528, Athens, Greece.
Novel chemotherapeutic agents have marked a new era in oncology during the past decade, prolonging significantly the overall survival of breast cancer patients. Nevertheless, contemporary antineoplastic treatments can frequently cause adverse cardiovascular side effects. Common manifestations of chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity include cardiomyopathy, ischemia, conduction disturbances, hypertension and thromboembolic events, while the type of the treatment regimen administered crucially determines clinical outcome. Read More