Is Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Associated With Increased Cancer Risk Before and After Cardiac Diagnosis? – American College of Cardiology

Patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) were more likely to have cancer before PPCM diagnosis and more likely to develop cancer after PPCM when compared with cancer prevalence rates of women in the same age group, according to a study published Dec. 17 in JACC: CardioOncology. Tobias J. Pfeffer, MD, et al., studied 236 German and Swedish PPCM patients. Exome…

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