Heart cancer: Introduction
Cancer of the heart. Heart cancer is very rare and develops in the tissues of the heart. It is also known as a cardiac sarcoma or an angiosarcoma. The general belief is that cells that divide regularly (tissues that are constantly regenerating such as the skin and bones) are more likely to develop cancer than heart tissue who's cells generally don't divide at all. ...more »
Symptoms of Heart cancer
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Heart cancer: Related Patient Stories
Heart cancer: Deaths
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Causes of Heart cancer
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Disease Topics Related To Heart cancer
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Heart cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Heart cancer
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack,...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there are...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and ...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be...read more »
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Hospitals & Clinics: Heart cancer
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Heart cancer: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Heart cancer
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Prognosis for Heart cancer
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Research about Heart cancer
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Clinical Trials for Heart cancer
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Statistics for Heart cancer
Heart cancer: Broader Related Topics
Types of Heart cancer
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