Prostate cancer diagnosis may lead to CV events

Sandler, Howard
March 2008
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p36
The article discusses research on increased cardiovascular events in prostate cancer presented during the 2008 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in San Francisco, California from February 14 to 16, 2008. According to the study by researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, patients are more likely to experience CV events after a week of being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Both fatal and nonfatal CV events were included in the study.


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