Cardio-Oncology deals with the problems of the heart that are caused in cancer patients during their treatment. This is mainly caused due to the heavy medications used for the removal of the tumour from the body. The medicines which include chemo affects the heart and causes disorders, there is also a larger type of defects caused due to radiation emission on the body for the removal of tumour, mainly women with breast cancer are more prone to cardiac defects. This type of cancer-related medications weakens the heart and causes disorders. This branch brings cardiologists and oncologists to work together and helps in monitoring the vitals of the patients having both the diseases and thus helping the patient to get more better treatment in order to have a longer lifespan.
- Track 1-1 Radiation Therapy & Long-term Cardiovascular Complication
- Track 2-2 Primary care in Cardio-Oncology
- Track 3-3 Chemotherapy-related Cardiac Dysfunctions
- Track 4-4 Clinical Trials