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Is there such a thing as heart cancer?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
You never hear of heart cancer. That's because it rarely starts there. But the fact is that at end-stage cancer, there are actually cancer cells embedded in the heart quite frequently, which should not surprise us since cancers love energy-carrying blood.
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