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Evaluating the Relationship Between Atrial Fibrillation and Cancer

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a prevalent abnormal heart rhythm that can lead to severe complications such as stroke, major bleeding, heart failure, and death. The chances of developing AF may be increased in patients with cancer and could reflect a worse prognosis. Because evidence-based treatment guidelines for patients with AF and cancer are currently not…