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Cardio-Oncology: Heart-Smart Cancer Care

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Cardio-oncologist supporting female patient.
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Damaged heart.
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How can cancer treatment harm the heart?


Heart model.
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What kind of damage can occur?


Model of human heart, heart damage.
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How can certain cancer treatments damage the heart?


Radiation sign.
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How can radiation therapy harm the heart?


Cardiologist protect heart.
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What can be done to prevent radiation therapy from damaging the heart?


Chemotherapy drug.
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Which cancer drugs can damage the heart?


Heart doctors.
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What can a cardio-oncologist do to protect the heart?


Happy grandfather playing with young grandson.
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How is cardio-oncology changing outcomes?


Doctor looking for specialist online.
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How do you find a cardio-oncologist?


Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

@judithebbert

Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.