Atlanta cardio-oncologist on why to take cardiovascular health seriously while battling cancer

Chemotherapy, though lifesaving in terms of its cancer-fighting abilities, can wreak havoc on cardiovascular health. In the early 21st century, researchers discovered that adult cancer survivors face about 42% increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This finding has prompted oncologists and cardiologists to work together to reduce heart complications during and after cancer treatment.

Dr. Lalitha Medepalli, a cardio-oncologist with Northside Hospital Heart Institute, shares more details about… Chemotherapy, though lifesaving in terms of its cancer-fighting abilities, can wreak havoc on cardiovascular health. In the early 21st century, researchers discovered that adult cancer survivors face about 42% increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This finding has prompted oncologists and cardiologists to work together to reduce heart complications during and after cancer treatment.

Dr. Lalitha Medepalli, a cardio-oncologist with Northside Hospital Heart Institute, shares more details about… Read MoreAtlanta Business News – Local Atlanta News | Atlanta Business Chronicle

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