Cardiotoxicity of Cancer Therapies: A Review for the Oncology Provider - SPOC

Webinar Description

Brian Colwell Jensen, MD, will review the potential cardiotoxicity associated with radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and newer targeted cancer therapies.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand that receiving radiation therapy to the chest wall increases the likelihood of subsequently developing cardiovascular disease.
  • Know that anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity still occurs with contemporary dosing regimens and may lead to heart failure.
  • Recognize that molecularly targeted cancer therapies, including HER2 antagonists, kinase inhibitors, and immune checkpoint inhibitors are associated with an array of cardiovascular complications.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
02/18/2022
Course expires: 
02/17/2023
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Brian Colwell Jensen, MD

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

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Brian Colwell Jensen, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

 

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  • Watch the video
  • Complete the assessment with a score of 80% or better
  • Complete the evaluation
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1.00 NCPD/CNE
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Available Credit

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
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