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Yes, You Can Die From a Broken Heart

MY PATIENT’S WIFE SUFFERED from a broken heart. I cared for her husband, a warm gentleman with end-stage cancer. He died shortly after receiving his cancer diagnosis.

Immediately after the demise of her husband, Jan experienced chest pain and shortness of breath. What she couldn’t know was that her heart’s left ventricle, the main pumping chamber, had changed its shape. It morphed into a structure…

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Michael Hunter MD

Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com