Breast cancer: metoprolol prophylaxis for anthracycline cardiotoxicity

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  • Anthracycline treatment for breast cancer has well-established cardiotoxicity.
  • The beta-blocker metoprolol, but not candesartan, when given with anthracycline, reduces the elevation in circulating cardiotoxic biomarker troponin but has no effect, as yet, on developing ventricular ...