” Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, new research suggests. ”
- Radiation can keep breast cancer from returning, but also damage the heart
- Breast cancer survivors face a number of long-term complications due to treatment
- Chemotherapy can cause heart failure and can put women into early menopause
Read Radiation raises heart risks for breast cancer survivors
by Liz Szabo, USA TODAY, Mar 14, 2013.