Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2019 -- Patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) are more likely to have cancer before PPCM diagnosis and more likely to develop cancer after PPCM, according to a study published in the December issue of the JACC:...
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Authors: Mascitti M, Togni L, Rubini C, Troiano G, Lo Muzio L, Santarelli A Abstract Oral squamous cell carcinoma is the most common head and neck malignancy, characterised by high invasive capacity, lymph node metastasis, and high recurrence rate. Among the morphological features of oral cancer, the tumour-associated tissue eosinophilia has gained growing interest in the last years. Eosinophils are a minor subpopulation of leukocytes, representing 1-3% of all circulating white blood cells. The presence of high levels of eosinophils is associated with several diseases, but their role in cancer pathophysiology is co...
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Publication date: 29 September 2020Source: Cell Reports, Volume 32, Issue 13Author(s): Marilen Benner, Dorien Feyaerts, Celia Cartagena García, Nurcan Inci, Sergi Cedó López, Esther Fasse, Wijs Shadmanfar, Olivier W.H. van der Heijden, Mark A.J. Gorris, Irma Joosten, Gerben Ferwerda, Renate G. van der Molen
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Conclusion: Early-onset preeclampsia can accurately be assessed using a simple questionnaire. Recall of late-onset preeclampsia and gestational hypertension was not accurate. PMID: 32981372 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Publication date: Available online 30 September 2020Source: Obesity Research &Clinical PracticeAuthor(s): Guilherme Dienstmann, Iramar Baptistella do Nascimento, Willian Barbosa Sales, Matheus Leite Ramos de Souza, Grazielle Dutra da Silva, Larissa Cano de Oliveira, Jean Carl Silva
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Children of women who used cannabis while they knew they were pregnant may be at greater risk of symptoms of mental illness than children of women who did not use cannabis during pregnancy, according to areport inJAMA Psychiatry. For instance, youth who were exposed to cannabis in the womb were more likely to report more psychotic-like experiences, as well as problems with aggressive behavior, depression, and anxiety than those without such exposure.“[P]regnant women, and even those contemplating pregnancy, should be discouraged from using any cannabis by health care professionals, dispensaries, and others,” wr...
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In conclusion, this study suggests that occupations and industries still impact men and women's health in terms of mortality due to gastric cancer in Japan. PMID: 32981909 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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German cancer registry (Robert-Koch-Institute) data has shown a 16 fold risk of cancer in those with peripartum cardiomyopathy [1]. According to the report 21 of 236 patients had cancer, of which 12 had cancer diagnosed before peripartum cardiomyopathy. 11 of them had cardiotoxic chemotherapy. Of these, 17% fully recovered cardiac function compared to 55% of peripartum cardiomyopathy patients without cancer. Of the 10 patients who developed cancer after peripartum cardiomyopathy, 80% had left ventricular ejection fraction of 50% or more after cancer therapy. Authors mention that the high prevalence could be due to geneti...
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Ninefold higher cancer occurrence seen both before and after peripartum cardiomyopathy diagnosis
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​BY JENNIFER TUONG; IVAN KHARCHENKO; JEAN LUC AGARD; &AHMED RAZIUDDIN, MDA 65-year-old man who had HIV well-controlled with highly active antiretroviral therapy, hypertension, sciatica, and restless leg syndrome presented to the emergency department with left leg pain. He also had had chemotherapy and radiation for anal cancer. The patient said the pain had started 45 minutes earlier when he was sitting on the toilet.He described the pain as sore in quality and 10/10 on the pain scale. He reported that it had started in his lower back and radiated to his left leg. He said he had had no trauma or weakness to the regio...
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Abstract Anthracycline-associated cardiomyopathy and peripartum cardiomyopathy are nonischemic cardiomyopathies that often afflict previously healthy young patients; both diseases have been well described since at least the 1970s and both occur in the settings of predictable stressors (ie, cancer treatment and pregnancy). Despite this, the precise mechanisms and the ability to reliably predict who exactly will go on to develop cardiomyopathy and heart failure in the face of anthracycline exposure or childbirth have proven elusive. For both cardiomyopathies, recent advances in basic and molecular sciences have illu...
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