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One Day Only - CCF Oncologists "Live" on MedHelp!
Cancer Therapy: Can It Hurt Your Heart?
Thursday Aug 01, 2013, 12:00PM - 01:00PM (EST)
For one day only, doctors from the Cleveland Clinic Cardio-Oncology Center will participate in a live, online health chat to answer your personal questions about cardio-oncology. Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn from Cleveland Clinic doctors, G. Thomas Budd, MD, Oncologist/Co-Director, Cardio-Oncology Center, Juan Carlos Plana, MD, Cardiologist/Co-Director, Cardio-Oncology Center and Karen James, MD, Cardiologist.
Current treatments for cancer are saving lives and have been one of the greatest achievements in modern medicine. However, many of the lifesaving cancer therapies can have significant and serious cardiovascular side effects, such as heart failure, thromboembolism, severe hypertension and arrhythmias. Take this opportunity to learn more about cancer and the effect on heart disease and have your questions answered by cardiologists and an oncologist from Cleveland Clinic.
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