The UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology provides heart and vascular care to people currently undergoing cancer treatment.
Together, the team works to prevent, diagnose, and treat heart and blood vessel issues as they arise in cancer patients and survivors.
Call the UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology at 1-833-876-2226 to schedule an appointment, learn more about our treatments and services, or make a non-urgent referral.
Our Center for Cardio-Oncology has been designated an International Cardio-Oncology Society Center of Excellence, Gold Status. This international designation reviews our center’s research, patient volumes, quality improvement, and educational and program building endeavors, and denotes a center which provides an exceptionally high concentration of expertise and related resources to deliver comprehensive, interdisciplinary care for best patient outcomes.
Cancer care and 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, drugs, 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 is among the first of its kind. It brings together the unique skills of both UPMC cardiologists and oncologists to provide complete care for cancer patients and survivors.
We partner with the Pediatric Cardio-Oncology Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to help young adults transition their care.
Our goals are to:
The UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology works to prevent or 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:
Our center is known for excellence in:
Our integrative team includes:
At the UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology, our multidisciplinary team works in a highly collaborative manner. This team approach allows us to bring you the best of both heart and cancer care.
If you already have a UPMC cardiologist, he or she can collaborate with your oncologist on a continued heart treatment plan.
We welcome your questions and comments and hope to help in any way that we can.
Call the UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology at 1-833-876-2226 to:
You can contact us Monday through Friday, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. (EST).
Doctors who need to refer a patient sooner or request a consult should call UPMC's 24-hour physician referral service at either: