Cardio-oncology

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about cardio oncology, the subspeciality of monitoring, preventing and treating cardiovascular damage caused by cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Chemo and radiation can damage or kill cardiac muscle cells, which can result in reduced cardiac pumping capacity. The speciality of cardio-oncology monitors cardiac performance with a baseline echocardiogram and followup imaging during treatments to ensure the heart is not damaged. 

Statins Reduce Stroke, Cardiovascular Risk in Cancer Patients Following Radiation
News | Cardio-oncology | July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019 — Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering...

3D Auto RV application image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

3D Auto RV application image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019

July 2, 2019 — Philips recently announced new advanced automation capabilities on its Epiq CVx and Epiq CVxi...

Researchers Develop Reversible, Drug-Free Antiplatelet Therapy
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | February 19, 2019

February 19, 2019 — A new reversible, drug-free...

Epsilon Launches EchoInsight Pro Starter Configuration
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Epsilon Imaging recently launched the new EchoInsight Pro Starter configuration for those...

ACC Hosts Third Annual Cardio-Oncology Course
News | Cardio-oncology | January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019 — The American College of Cardiology host the third...

Heart Attack, Stroke Risks Increase Leading Up to Cancer Diagnosis
News | Cardio-oncology | December 21, 2018

December 21, 2018 — Older adults with cancer are more likely to have had a...

Xarelto Reduces Blood Clot Events in High-Risk Cancer Patients
News | Cardio-oncology | December 07, 2018

December 7, 2018 — New data from the Phase 3 CASSINI...

Epsilon Imaging Demonstrates Strain Imaging Integration for Echo Programs at ASE 2018
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 — Clinical practice, along with guidelines and research, have shown that speckle tracking...

Beta Blocker Shows Mixed Results in Protecting Against Chemo-Induced Heart Damage
News | Cardio-oncology | March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 — After six months of follow-up, women newly diagnosed with...

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