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Cardiac toxicity

Cardiac toxicity Cardio toxicity is damage to heart due to harmful chemicals that are given in the treatment of cancer. Radiation and chemotherapy causes damage to either physiology or anatomy of heart. Apart from causing cell death, various cardiac toxicity caused are cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, pericarditis, acute coronary syndrome, congestive heart failure. Related societies: European Society of Cardiology; British Cardiovascular Society; World Heart Federation, Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology; Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand; Russian Society of Cardiology.