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. 

News | Pediatric Cardiology

November 25, 2022 —  Jodie Votava-Smith, MD, has pulled up two side-by-side echocardiograms on her computer screen and ...

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News | Pediatric Cardiology

November 23, 2022 — Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) can detect underlying early signs of cardiovascular problems ...

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

November 3, 2022 — In the past several years, myocarditis has been of public interest because of cases associated with ...

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News | Sudden Cardiac Arrest

July 11, 2022 — Rod was diagnosed with cancer, but it wasn’t his most urgent medical issue. 


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News | Heart Failure

June 29, 2022 — Adult survivors of cancer have a higher risk of heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD) ...

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News | Cardio-oncology

May 23, 2022 — New data from a study of more than 100 million hospitalizations using machine learning augmentation was ...

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News | Womens Cardiovascular Health

May 18 2022 — Older breast cancer survivors with cardiometabolic risk factors who restricted food intake to eight hours ...

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Webinar | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

This educational webinar is focused on the value echocardiographic strain imaging brings to a contemporary cardiology ...

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News | Cardiac Imaging

June 14, 2021 — Heart disease and cancer are the leading causes of death in the United States, and it’s increasingly ...

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News | Cardio-oncology

February 25, 2020 — Results of a multi-centre, international, clinical trial co-led by Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) ...

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News | AHA

November 20, 2019 — Heart attack survivors may have an increased risk of developing cancer compared to people without ...

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News | Cardio-oncology

July 29, 2019 — Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest ...

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Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

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

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Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

Marielle Scherrer-Crosbie, M.D., Ph.D., director of echocardiography at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania ...

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