Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Grand Rounds: Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient
In the United States, an estimated 14.5 million individuals have a history of cancer, representing a prevalent and rapidly growing population. Given this staggering statistic, clinicians often encounter patients with cancer and cancer survivors who have significant cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease. This course will familiarize the clinical cardiology provider with key principles in cardio-oncology to support the increasing population of patients with cancer undergoing treatment or requiring survivorship care.
Cardiologists, Oncologists, Hematologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, as well as other interested healthcare professionals.
- Recognize specific cardiovascular conditions associated with the administration of cancer therapy, and implement surveillance measures for cardiac injury.
- Effectively identify cases of cancer patients and survivors at risk of increased premature cardiovascular events, and identify optimal pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions to improve patient outcomes.
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Richard M. Steingart, M.D., FACC
Chief, Cardiology Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Richard M. Steingart, M.D., has indicated he is a consultant for Pfizer and his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.
Non-faculty contributors and other individuals involved in the planning, development, review and editing of the symposium content have indicated neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 General certificate of attendance
- 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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