Pulmonary Hypertension Tied to Increased Cancer Risk

Pulmonary Hypertension Tied to Increased Cancer Risk

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Pulmonary Hypertension Tied to Increased Cancer Risk

People with pulmonary hypertension are at increased risk of developing cancer, especially lung and skin cancers, a new study indicates. The study, “Pulmonary hypertension is associated with an increased incidence of cancer diagnoses,” was published in the journal Pulmonary Circulation. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) refers to high blood pressure in the lung’s blood vessels, which puts strain on the lungs and the heart. People with PH are known to be at increased risk of certain other…

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