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.

Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cancer Patients
News | October 24, 2011

 

October 24, 2011 – The European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) has announced it is working together...

ASE Study Shows Echocardiography Benefits for Cancer Patients
News | October 14, 2011

October 14, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is preparing a guideline document on using strain...

News | October 07, 2011

October 7, 2011 — There is good news for cancer patients whose medical treatments put them at risk for future...