Chemotherapy drug linked to ‘Heart Failure’….

Chemotherapy drug, ‘Doxorubicin causes fibrosis in heart, impairs pumping and leads to what is known as ‘wasting syndrome in spleen’.This drug is widely used in Ovarian, stomach, lung and other cancers,
Researchers from the university of Alabama in the US, found that the drug disrupts metabolism that controls immune response in the spleen & heart.This immune response is vital for heart maintenance,repair and control of inflammation according to the research published.

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