Lecture Information



Brian Colwell Jensen, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Division of Cardiology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Cardiovascular Toxicities of Cancer Therapies

Brian Colwell Jensen, MD, will introduce the audience to potential cardiovascular adverse effects of contemporary cancer therapeutics.

Lecture Objectives:

  • Recall that cancer therapies can have on-target and off-target effects on the cardiovascular system.
  • Explain that trastuzumab is associated with cardiomyopathy.
  • Recognize that kinase inhibitors that target the VEGF signaling pathway frequently cause hypertension.
  • Discuss how myocarditis is a rare but potentially fatal complication of immune checkpoint inhibitors.

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