Cardiovascular Disease in Cancer Patients

Hearing ‘You have cancer’ brings with it an abundance of emotions. It leads to a series of not-always-clear decision points. The hopes and fears surrounding potential treatments, side effects, morbidity and mortality scenarios, the gauntlet of healthcare providers, along with the insurance and financial stressors can be an incredible burden to a patient and family.…

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Cardio-oncology: Effective Strategies for Team-Based Care

Effective Strategies for Team-Based Care Cardio-oncology requires a team of individuals–primary care, oncology, cardiology, families, and caregivers–supporting the patient and the shared decision-making process. The COVID-19 pandemic effects on cardio-oncology are discussed, along with informational resources. Guests: Janet Celli, BSN, RN, PCCN, and Kerry Skurka, RN, BSN, F-ICOS. Thank you to the Bristol-Myers Squibb –…

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Cardio-oncology: Helping Patients Navigate Complex Health Issues; Health Equity

Helping Patients Navigate Complex Health Issues Patients with cancer are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, months or years following their final cancer treatment–and the comorbidities for cancer and CVD overlap significantly. Guests Janet Celli, BSN, RN, PCCN, and Kerry Skurka, RN, BSN, F-ICOS, discuss cardiovascular risk reduction and the impact of health equity in…

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Cardio-oncology: Cardiovascular Implications of Cancer Therapy

Cardiovascular Implications of Cancer Therapy A relatively new field, and a fast-growing subspecialty, cardio-oncology addresses cardiovascular disease, or side effects, associated with cancer. Guests Janet Celli, BSN, RN, PCCN, and Kerry Skurka, RN, BSN, F-ICOS, discuss the clinical implications for patients who may experience cardiovascular disease during, or following, cancer treatment. Thank you to the…

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