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Heart cancer

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

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Heart cancer?

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, 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 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 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 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 more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and 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 more »

Heart cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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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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Heart cancer: Animations

Prognosis for Heart cancer

Research about Heart cancer

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Clinical Trials for Heart cancer

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Heart cancer

Heart cancer: Broader Related Topics

Heart cancer Message Boards

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