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Drugs prevent heart damage during breast cancer treatment

Clinical trial shows heart medications prevent damage during chemotherapy for patients with breast cancer.

Edith Pituskin and Ian Paterson led a five-year clinical trial showing that heart medication taken in combination with chemotherapy reduces the risk of serious cardiovascular damage in patients with early-stage breast cancer.

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