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Edited by Wenyong Tan

Southern Medical University

Cardiotoxicity may be caused by radiotherapy and/or anticancer agents for many malignancies, adverse effects of some drugs in the context of medical intervention or heavy metal intake, especially during the anticancer therapy. This book intends to bring forward the recent development in toxicities from cancer treatment. It updates the possible mechanisms of cardiotoxicities of some anticancer agents and the suggested prevention and treatment strategies. This book contains many valuable contributions from the researchers in oncology and cardiology as well as the clinicians who are experts in this field.

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CardiotoxicityEdited by Wenyong Tan

Published: November 14th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75370

ISBN: 978-1-78984-238-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-237-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-822-7

Copyright year: 2018

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6932 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

23 Dimensions Citations


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1. Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiotoxicity: From Mechanisms to Development of Efficient Therapy

By Danúbia Silva dos Santos and Regina Coeli dos Santos Goldenberg


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2. Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity: Multiple Targets and Translational Perspectives

By Antonella De Angelis, Donato Cappetta, Liberato Berrino and Konrad Urbanek


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3. Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiotoxicity

By Hongxin Zhu


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4. Thiazolidinediones Cause Cardiotoxicity via PPARγ- Independent Mechanism

By Jing-Bo Jiang, James A. Balschi, Francis X. McGowan Jr and Huamei He


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5. Cocaine Cardiac Toxicity: Revisited

By Parthasarathi Pramanik and Raghvendra Kumar Vidua


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6. Concurrent Administration of Trastuzumab and Anthracycline for Breast Cancer Treatment: An Unassailable Contraindication?

By Naoki Watanabe, Takeshi Yuasa and Ken Shimada


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7. Drug Induced Cardiotoxicity: Mechanism, Prevention and Management

By Mina T. Kelleni and Mahrous Abdelbasset


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8. New Biomarkers in Screening Anthracycline-Induced Cardiotoxicity Only with Peripheral Blood Sampling

By Adina Pop-Moldovan, Nelu-Mihai Trofenciuc, Maria Pușchița, Dan Alexandru Dărăbanțiu, Simona Mercea, Cătălin Hreniuc, Mircea Fica Onel, Valeriu Revenco, Irina Cabac, Mirela-Cleopatra-Tomescu, Horia Branea, Simina Crișan and Ruxandra Christodorescu


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