Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient
Admin • CCON • 11/3/2017
February 16-18, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC, USA
Course Directors: Ana Barac, MD,PHD,FACC & Bonnie Ky, MD, FACC
COURSE OVERVIEW/STATEMENT OF NEED
In the United States, an estimated 14.5 million individuals have a history of cancer, representing a prevalent and rapidly growing population that has benefited from remarkable advances in cancer treatment. Given this staggering statistic, clinicians often encounter patients with cancer and cancer survivors who have significant cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease. For the rapidly evolving cardio-oncology field, The American College of Cardiology presents Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient, an educational opportunity education offering contemporary care strategies for healthcare providers involved in cardio-vascular care of cancer patients and cancer survivors. Join emerging pioneers in the field of cardio-oncology as they present, through interactive case discussions, debates, breakout sessions and roundtables, evidence-based treatment strategies that address pre, intra and post-chemotherapy heart health.