Cardiotoxicity of Cancer Therapies: A Review for the Oncology Provider - SPOC
Brian Colwell Jensen, MD, will review the potential cardiotoxicity associated with radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and newer targeted cancer therapies.
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.
- 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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Brian Colwell Jensen, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Presenter Disclosure Information
Brian Colwell Jensen, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.
The Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 1.00 NCPD/CNE
Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN
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