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Dr. Avelar on “Face Connecticut”


Aired on WTIC NewsTalk 1080 and 96.5 TIC-FM, October 28, 2012.

Studying Heart Problems in Breast Cancer Survivors

A woman diagnosed with breast cancer is more likely to die of heart disease than her cancer. Dr. Erick Avelar, an expert in cardiac imaging, is leading a study funded by the Connecticut Breast Health Initiative that aims to learn more about the effects of chemotherapy on heart health. He explains to Sam Gingeralla on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.