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Cardio Fitness Level May Be A Strong Predictor For Breast Cancer Survival

Profiled in this video, a study shows that many women undergoing breast cancer treatments had impaired cardio-pulmonary function both during and after treatment. This Duke study found that cardio-pulmonary function was even impaired years after treatment. A 2013 AHA study suggests the need for tailored exercise interventions during treatment to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Watch how researchers investigate potential effects of breast cancer treatment on heart health.

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