Developing and Growing Your Cardio-Oncology Practice: It Takes a Village

Dr. Jean-Bernard Durand explains anthracycline-based therapies for prevention and treatment in cardio-oncology. Dr. Durand also discusses the toxicities of tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI), and identifies immunotherapy and cellular therapy as viable treatment options.

Educational Objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify frequency of cardiac related events from cancer treatment
  • Recognize biomarkers and cardiac imaging to diagnose cardiac dysfunction
  • Recall new therapeutic treatments for chemotherapy induced heart failure

Disclosures:

Dr. Jean-Bernard Durand has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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Release Date: 2/26/2020 | Last Modified On: 2/26/2020 | Expires: 2/26/2021