Herceptin and Heart Risks

Posted in News by sandyking
20 Aug 2011

A first study in the journal Annals of Oncology has found that the drug
Herceptin may increase the likelihood of heart problems, particularly in
people with diabetes or existing heart conditions. The report stresses that
it’s important to be cautious when looking at a relatively small sample, but
that the study will continue to look for the patient groups who may be most
vulnerable to this side-effect.

You can read the full article at Medical News Today.

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