Jun 7, 2019, 1:16 PM
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Asia's 1st Cardio-Oncology research center to be established in Iran

Tehran, June 7, IRNA - The first Cardio- Oncology research center in Asia is to be officially established at Tehran's Shahid Rajaee hospital, a faculty member of the hospital Azin Ali Zadeh Asl said on Friday.

A Cardio- Oncology clinic for patients opened in the center to host patients two years ago, she said. 
She also said that Iran University of Medical Sciences, and Ministry of Health are to issue the relative the license to launch the research center in the near future. 

Ali Zadeh Asl expressed the hope that the Cardiology Center at the Shahid Rajaee Cardiology and Research Center to be reopened very soon. 

She said the Cardio- Oncology Research Center, in addition to health services, has taken an important step in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cardiac complications for cancer patients.

Research on the complications of cancer and chemotherapy and radiation therapy on cardiovascular system and preventive measures for this complications (especially heart failure), as well as the treatment of complications, are major steps taken by the center in maintaining the health of cancer patients.


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