Cancer and Its Association With the Development of Coronary Artery Calcification: An Assessment From the Multi‐Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

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Whitlock, Matthew C.; Yeboah, Joseph; Burke, Gregory L.; Chen, Haiying; Klepin, Heidi D.; Hundley, W. Gregory;
(2015)
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease,volume 4,issue 11 (eissn: 2047-9980)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002533, pmc: PMC4845242
  • Subject: cardiotoxicity | coronary artery calcium | Original Research | cancer | subclinical atherosclerosis risk factor
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases

Background Although cancer and its corresponding therapies are associated with increased ischemic heart disease, the temporal relationship between cancer and the development of coronary artery calcium (CAC), a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis, is unknown. Methods a... View more