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Increased risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in lung cancer survivors: A Korean nationwide study of 20,458 patients.

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Summary of "Increased risk of coronary heart disease and stroke in lung cancer survivors: A Korean nationwide study of 20,458 patients."

With advances in lung cancer treatments, the number of lung cancer survivors has increased. As cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are some of the major causes of non-cancer deaths, CVD management is an integral part of cancer survivorship care. However, there is sparsity of data on cardiovascular risk in lung cancer survivors who underwent lung cancer surgery. We aimed to compare the incidence of CVD between lung cancer survivors and the general non-cancer population.

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Name: Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
ISSN: 1872-8332
Pages: 115-121

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