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Specialized Cardiac Care for Women

The Elizabeth Anne and Karen Barlow Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center provides a unique clinical service – cardiac care designed specifically for women. There are differences in the way physicians diagnose and treat men and women with heart disease, making it important to offer specialized cardiac care for women.

Courtney's Risk: Pregnancy and Heart Health

Courtney first came to Mass General at the age of 8 when she was diagnosed with bone cancer in her leg. Mass General treated and cured her as child, but the chemotherapies used put her at risk for a weakened heart. Courtney's care team coached her through two pregnancies, ensuring that she remained healthy and also delivered two healthy babies. Watch video

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