The National Cancer institute reports that 1.2 million new cases of invasive cancer will be diagnosed this year. Half of these patients will receive radiation therapy as part of their management; however, 5% will develop late effects of radiation.
For many patients, bypass surgery and stents have not relieved chest pain and other debilitating heart conditions. For some, another surgery is not an option; so many people continue to suffer with chest pain, congestive heart failure, or other heart related conditions. There is another alternative out there that may just be the answer. External counterpulsation therapy is a therapy that has been around for many years.