Cancer Treatment Centers of America

February 2014 - Heart health & cancer

  Issue #88, February 2014      
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Aiming to protect the heart from radiation therapy

State-of-the-art radiation therapy delivery equipment and treatment planning technology help target radiation treatment to cancer and minimize radiation to the heart.

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Patients with high blood pressure & cancer should seek comprehensive treatment

Certain types of chemotherapy, hormone therapy and targeted therapy can have side effects on the cardiovascular system and cause high blood pressure. It's important to take the right steps to manage your blood pressure and work with a team of doctors that treats all of you.

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Recipe of the Month

Fuel your morning with yummy chilled chia oatmeal. See our recipe and heart-healthy nutrition tips.

Did You Know?

Eating sugary foods can increase your risk of dying from heart disease. A recent study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine revealed that added sugar, such as in sugary beverages and candy, raises this risk.


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