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Cancer and the Heart Programs

The art and science of Onco-Cardiology and Cardio-Oncology:
The diagnosis, prevention, and management of cancer patients with cardiotoxicity caused by chemotherapy and radiation therapy

Boot Camp in Onco-Cardiology

Course Chair: Edward T.H. Yeh, M.D
Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiology

Co-Chair: Juan Lopez-Mattei, M.D.
Assistant Professor

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Registration Fees:
Prior to September 1, 2015: $300.00
After September 1, 2015: $500.00

Dinner for Attendee and Guests: 
Saturday, November 14, 7:00 pm : $50.00, per person


Intensive one-day course to provide comprehensive review of the diagnosis and management of the cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy.

  • Interactive case studies
  • Hands-on strain imaging
  • Bring your own cases
  • Tour of our facilities
  • Dinner mixer
  • CME and Certificate of Participation
  • Attendance limited to 60
  • Accreditation/Credit Designation: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Target Audience: This conference should be of interest to cardiologists interested in the field of Onco-Cardiology.

For more information contact:
Amy Heaton at:

MD Anderson Practices (MAP)

Lecture series on the practice of Onco-Cardiology discussing important topics relevant to cancer patients with heart disease and cardiotoxicity..

LV Function Assessment: Part 1
Saamir A. Hassan, M.D.

LV Function Assessment: Part 2
Jose A. Banchs, M.D.

Management of Cardiac Devices During Radiation Therapy
Kaveh Karimzadeh, M.D.

QT Monitoring in Chemotherapy
Peter Kim, M.D.

Management of Pericardial Diseases in Cancer Patients
Elie N. Mouhayar, M.D.

Heart Success Program: A Patient-Centered Approach to Improve Outcomes
Anecita P. Fadol, Ph.D., F.N.P.-B.C., F.A.A.N.P.

Cardiac Mass Evaluation
Juan Lopez-Mattei, M.D.

Radiation and Cardiovascular Disease
Wamique Yusuf, M.D.

Cardiovascular Procedures in Patients with Cancer and Thrombocytopenia
Cezar Iliescu, M.D.

New Onset Acute Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (Sinus Rhythm)
Jean-Bernard Durand, M.D.

Management of Cardiac Tumors
Kara Thompson, M.D.

Kreg Anderson Workshop Prevention of
Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiotoxicity

Multidisciplinary overview of cardiovascular and oncologic therapies in cancer patients with cardiotoxicity and heart disease.

2014 Conference

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