Canterbury DHB

Context

Cardiotoxicity and Cytotoxic Drugs

Cardiotoxicity is a major side effect of many cytotoxic drugs, particularly the anthracyclines. Many other chemotherapy agents may cause cardiac side effects, including cyclophosphamide, rituximab, and arsenic. For a full review of this topic, see Chanan-Khan et al, 2004.

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Anthracyclines

About this Canterbury DHB document (5738):

Document Owner:

Steve Gibbons and Fiona Stone (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

March 2017

Next Review:

March 2020

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Topic Code: 5738