Heart cancer(childhood)

By: Demri,Lily,Chrystel


About 69.4% people died from heart cancer in five years
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  • Chest pain or pressure

  • Cough, which may be productive of a pink, frothy sputum

  • Fatigue

  • Fever

  • Irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)

  • Shortness of breath, which may be worsened by lying flat

  • Swelling in the feet and ankles

  • Unexpected weight gain or loss

  • Weakness (loss of strength)

  • Widening and thickening of the fingertips (clubbing)

  • http://www.cancer.gov/types


You can prevent heart cancer by eating right and exercising everyday.


  • http://www.cancer.gov/Participation in a clinical trial that is testing promising new therapies and treatments for heart cancer

  • Physical therapy to help strengthen the body, increase alertness, reduce fatigue, and improve functional ability during and after cancer treatment

  • Radiation therapy to attack cancer cells and manage symptoms

  • Surgery to remove cancer and preserve function of the heart types

  • Palliative care to improve the overall quality of life for families and patients with serious diseases


Cardiac tumors are rare and might be rare for it to be passed on by genetics.
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Heart cancer survival rate is 11% to !4%.
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