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Exercise Prescription During Cancer Treatment

Admin • CCON • 7/17/2014

Amy Kirkham is a PhD Candidate at University of British Columbia specializing in cardiovascular and exercise oncology. Her research involves the use of exercise during and after cancer treatment, including... Read more »

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OCOP featured in The CV Edge May issue

Admin • CCON • 6/23/2014

The CV Edge May 2014 issue Recently, OCOP (Ottawa Cardiac Oncology Program) was featured in the May 2014 issue of CV Edge, created by CACPR (Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention... Read more »

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4th Annual CCON Conference Hosted Over 90 International Delegates

Admin • CCON • 6/11/2014

The Canadian Cardiac Oncology Network (CCON) models a leading-edge interdisciplinary approach to preventative and targeted medicine in cardiac oncology. This important field of study, aimed at understanding cardiac complications of... Read more »

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Cancer Treatment Can be Toxic to the Heart

Admin • CCON • 1/27/2014

Cardiac complications can be a consequence of targeted cancer therapies — a cruel double threat Susan Imeson survived breast cancer, but the treatment that saved her life likely led to... Read more »

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Dr. Susan Dent featured on CFRA Sunday Night Live

Admin • CCON • 12/16/2013

Dr. Susan Dent, founder of CCON, was featured on CFRA’s Sunday Night Live with Rabbi Bulka show on December 15th, 2013. Download and listen to the podcast.

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4th Annual Cardiac Oncology Conference

Admin • CCON • 12/5/2013

CCON is thrilled to announce that it will hold its 4th Annual Cardiac Oncology Conference in downtown Ottawa, Canada, on May 8-9, 2014 at the Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC). Following... Read more »

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Oncology Program wins prestigious award

Admin • CCON • 11/21/2013

This message has been approved for distribution by Allison Neill, Senior Vice-President of Communications and Outreach.  The Ottawa Cardiac Oncology Program has won the 2013 Innovation Award from the Cancer... Read more »

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Ottawa doctor wins award for role in integrated cancer-cardiac care program

Admin • CCON • 11/21/2013

OTTAWA — A program that brings cancer and cardiac specialists together to improve the quality of care for cancer patients has won the 2013 Innovation Award from the Cancer Quality... Read more »

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Cancer treatment is hard on the heart; Ottawa hosts medical conference to discuss the medical complications

Admin • CCON • 10/28/2013

About eight years ago, the cancer drug Herceptin attracted glowing attention for the role it plays in preventing the recurrence of certain types of breast cancer. For a minority of... Read more »

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Cardiac Oncology Program at the Ottawa Hospital

Admin • CCON • 10/17/2013

Cancer and the heart are becoming common terminology in both oncology and cardiology practices. With the evolution of systemic and targeted therapies in cancer treatment, it has become increasingly evident... Read more »

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