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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

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.

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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Important Publications

Vejpongsa, P and Yeh, ET.
Prevention of Anthracycline-Induced Cardiotoxicity: Challenges and Opportunities. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014; 64(9):938-945.

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