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This blog will give you regular, high-quality information about cancer. You'll also get to meet the info team and get updates on our projects. We hope you find it useful. And if there are any topics you'd like us to blog about, just let us know.
In our latest blog, our Information Access volunteer Nis looks at ways of keeping your heart healthy during and after cancer treatment.
This February, the British Heart Foundation is celebrating Heart Month. Heart Month aims to increase people’s awareness of how to keep their heart healthy. Looking after your heart is important for everyone. If you are having or recovering from cancer treatment, there are things you can do to look after your heart.
Here are some helpful tips about looking after your heart:
Looking after your heart during cancer treatment
It’s important for everyone to look after their heart. If you have cancer, sometimes the treatments can affect your heart. We have put together a booklet in partnership with the British Heart Foundation, called Heart health and cancer treatment. It contains suggestions to help you look after your heart before and during your treatment.
Here are a few helpful tips from the booklet on looking after your heart during treatment:
More information and support
In this blog, we’ve tried to give you some suggestions to help you keep a healthy heart during and after your treatment. Talk to your cancer doctor if you’re worried about any aspect of your treatment. If your treatment has finished and you have concerns about your heart health, talk to your doctor.
As well as the booklet, we have information on our website about how cancer treatments can affect your heart and what you can do.
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