This book takes a holistic view of the treatment of cardio-oncology patients, from evaluating those at high risk of developing cardio-toxicity, guidance for monitoring and managing patients during therapy to cardiac care of cancer survivors. Throughout, this book utilizes the latest research and guidance to offer advice on treatment strategy as well as practical elements of such as training, cardio-oncology nursing, patient education and how to establish a cardio-oncology unit. This book focuses on the practical knowledge and skills key to successful collaboration between cardiologists and oncologists to achieve the optimum cardiac care for cancer patients.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the practical elements of cardio-oncology care
  • Outlines the importance and process of setting up a cardio-oncology unit and cardio-oncology fellowships
  • Provides advice and guidance on the set up and common pit falls of coordinating care for cardio-oncology patients
  • Outlines current guidelines and potential future directions for the field of cardio-oncology

part Part I|1 pages


chapter 1|10 pages

Cardio-oncology: How a new discipline arrived

BySusan F. Dent, Nestor Gahungu, Moira Rushton-Marovac, Josee Ivars, Carlo Cipolla, Daniel J. Lenihan

part Part II|2 pages

Clinical aspects of cardio-oncology

chapter 2|18 pages

Current imaging strategies in cardio-oncology

ByMirela Tuzovic, Melkon Hacobian, Eric H. Yang

chapter 3|20 pages

Approach to risk stratification in cardio-oncology

ByChristopher B. Johnson, Gary Small, Angeline Law, Habibat Garuba

chapter 4|14 pages

Radiotherapy in cancer patients

ByGirish Kunapareddy, Adarsh Sidda, Christopher Fleming, Chirag Shah, Patrick Collier

chapter 5|18 pages

Overview of changes in cancer treatment strategies

ByGrace Tang, Christine Brezden-Masley

chapter 6|12 pages

Overview of current guidelines

ByFelicity Lee, Girish Dwivedi

chapter 7|14 pages

Prevention strategies in cardio-oncology

ByCarolina Maria Pinto Domingues Carvalho Silva, Cristina Salvadori Bittar, Marilia Harumi Higuchi dos Santos Rehder, Ludhmila Abrahão Hajjar

chapter 8|17 pages

Cancer survivorship and cardiovascular disease

ByMichael Chetrit, Sabin Filimon, Nina Ghosh, Negar Mousavi

chapter 9|25 pages

Survivorship: Pediatric cancer survivors

ByShahnawaz Amdani, Neha Bansal, Emma Rachel Lipshultz, Michael Jacob Adams, Steven E. Lipshultz

chapter 10|13 pages

Cardio-oncology case studies

ByGregory R. Hartlage, Palmer H. Cole, Aarti A. Patel, Hassan Tariq, Shetal Amin, Millee Singh, Cesar Alberto Morales-Pabon, Kristina Cahill, Anita Radhakrishnan, Eric E. Harrison

part Part III|1 pages

The cardio-oncology clinic

chapter 11|8 pages

Establishing a cardio-oncology clinic

BySusan F. Dent, Moira Rushton-Marovac, Heather Lounder, Josee Ivars, Joyce Botros, Joerg Herrmann

chapter 12|9 pages

Cardio-oncology training

BySarju Ganatra, Michael G. Fradley

chapter 13|16 pages

Cardio-oncology nursing

ByAnecita Fadol

chapter 14|12 pages

Treating the cardio-oncology patient

BySebastian Szmit

part Part IV|1 pages

The future of cardio-oncology

chapter 15|10 pages

Future directions in cardio-oncology research

ByLi-Ling Tan, Sean Zheng, Alexander R. Lyon

chapter 16|6 pages

Cardio-oncology: Future directions in clinical care and education

BySusan F. Dent, Gretchen Kimmick, Joe Carver