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Anthracycline-Related Heart Failure: Certain Knowledge and Open Questions : Where Do we Stand with Chemotherapyinduced Cardiotoxicity?


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Anthracycline-Related Heart Failure: Certain Knowledge and Open Questions : Where Do we Stand with Chemotherapyinduced Cardiotoxicity?

Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2020 Sep 23;:

Authors: Robinson EL, Azodi M, Heymans S, Heggermont W

Abstract
In the last decade, cardio-oncology has become a discipline on its own, with tremendous research going on to unravel the mechanisms underpinning different manifestations of cardiotoxicity caused by anticancer drugs. Although this domain is much broader than the effect of chemotherapy alone, a lot of questions about anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity remain unknown. In this invited review, we provide insights in molecular mechanisms behind anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity and put it in a clinical framework emphasizing the need for patients to understand, detect, and treat this detrimental condition.

PMID: 32964378 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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