Which to Treat: Cancer or Heart Problems?

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Which to Treat: Cancer or Heart Problems?

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After fighting breast cancer with lots of chemotherapy and surgery, Jennine Elkins rejoiced last month, believing she was through the worst.

Then the 38-year-old math teacher from Staten Island, N.Y., got some bad news. Her heart was getting weaker—and doctors felt it was due to Herceptin, a potentially life-saving drug she was on to prevent the cancer from returning. The hospital stopped the drug.

Now Ms. Elkins is waiting…

By | 2017-05-31T17:47:38+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Which to Treat: Cancer or Heart Problems?