Cancer care and cancer treatment have greatly evolved over the past decades. Thanks to teams of devoted researchers, cancer patients are surviving and thriving.
Detailed research has also led to the finding of cardiovascular toxicities from certain cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and radiation therapy.
The UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology is a partnership between the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. We work to prevent, detect, and treat heart and blood vessel problems resulting from cancer treatment.
The center was among the first of its kind in Pittsburgh and the same clinical expertise is now being extended to Williamsport. It brings together the unique skills of both UPMC cardiologists and oncologists to provide complete care for cancer patients and survivors.
The UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology works to prevent and treat the adverse cardiovascular effects of certain cancer treatments.
By teaming up with the experts at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, the center offers a unique treatment approach that includes:
Ask your oncologist if this program is right for you. For questions or additional information, call the UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology at 570-326-8470.
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