Cancer and the Heart

Michael S. Ewer, MD MPH JD

Internist and Professor The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas

In Cancer and the Heart, third edition, Dr. Ewer and colleagues at MD Anderson are joined by national and international cardio-oncology authorities who contributed to the 28 chapters of this volume. The expert authors present their insights into the effects of anticancer drugs and radiation treatment on the heart.

Onco-cardiologists and other clinicians will find this a useful reference intended to help them recognize the decision-making dilemmas faced in providing optimal tumor management for patients and a useful resource to help them and patients cope with the inevitable challenges of cardiotoxicity and cancer treatment. Discussions are advanced on imaging strategies and techniques with an emphasis on specific clinical problems experienced by physicians and their patients.

Dedicated to the elevation and individualization of medical care, Cancer and the Heart is published with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of life for patients with onco-cardiologic concerns.

Cancer and the Heart received a 90 score from Doody’s Review Service™ review. Read the review below.

Foreword Preface by Peter WT Pisters, MD Chapter 1. Principles of Oncologic Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy by Louis E. Fayad, Alison Woo, and Larry W.Kwak Chapter 2. Pharmacology of Cardio-Oncology by Emanuela Salvatorelli, Pierantonio Menna, Giorgio Minotti Chapter 3. Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity: Clinical Aspects, Recognition, Monitoring, Treatment, and Prevention by Michael S. Ewer Chapter 4. Trastuzumab-Associated Cardiotoxicity by Thomas M. Suter and Michael S. Ewer Chapter 5. Mechanisms of Anti-HER2 Cardiotoxicity: Interference with Neuregulin-1 Cardioprotective Signaling by Zarha Vermeulen, Vincent Segers, and Gilles W. De Keulenaer Chapter 6. Checkpoint Inhibitors by Lavanya Kondapalli, Rupal O’Quinn, and Joseph R. Carver Chapter 7. Effects of Radiation Therapy on the Cardiovascular System by David J. Cutter, Carolyn W. Taylor, Kazem Rahimi, Paul McGale, Vanessa Ferriera, Matthew Burrage, Sindu Vivekanandan, Maria Hawkins, and Sarah C. Darby Chapter 8. Cardiac Amyloidosis by Syed Wamique Yusuf Chapter 9. Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Cancer Patient by Asif Jafferani, Syed Wamique Yusuf, and Steven M. Ewer Chapter 10. Cardiac Ultrasonography, Doppler Imaging, and Related Techniques for Cancer Patients by Jose Banchs and Thomas H. Marwick Chapter 11. Diagnosis of Cardiac Tumors by Ali Agha, Purvi Parwani, and Juan C. Lopez-Mattei Chapter 12. Pericardial Disease in the Cancer Patient by Steven M. Ewer Chapter 13. Arterial and Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Cancer Patients by Elie Mouhayar Chapter 14. Cardiac Tumors by Daniel Perry, Monika Leja, Scott Schuetze, Shanda H. Blackmon, and Michael J. Reardon Chapter 15. Carcinoid Heart Disease by Saamir A. Hassan Chapter 16. Cardiac Monitoring During Clinical Trials by Nicolas Palaskas and Michael S. Ewer Chapter 17. Cardiovascular Toxicity of Antiangiogenic Therapy: Mechanisms and Management by Divyanshu Mohananey, Rohit Kumar, and Tochi M. Okwuosa Chapter 18. Heart–Lung Interactions in the Cancer Patient by Vickie R. Shannon and Saadia A. Faiz Chapter 19. Cardiac Emergencies Among Cancer Patients by Carmen P. Escalante and Sai-Ching Jim Yeung Chapter 20. Cardiac Considerations for Treating Cancer in Infants and Children by Neha Bansal, Rofida Nofal, Sanjeev Aggarwal, Vivian I. Franco, Emma R. Lipshultz, Stephen E. Sallan, and Steven E. Lipshultz Chapter 21. Infectious Endocarditis in Cancer Patients by Eduardo Yepez Guevara, Jose Banchs, David J. Tweardy, and Javier Adachi Chapter 22. Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Therapeutic Radiation in Cancer Patients with Implanted Pacemaker or Defibrillator Devices by Kaveh Karimzad Chapter 23. Cardiovascular Interventions for Cancer Patients by Ezequiel Muñoz, Brian Greet, Konstantinos Marmagkiolis, and Cezar Iliescu Chapter 24. Psychosocial Considerations in Treating the Cancer Patient with Heart Disease by Anecita P. Fadol Chapter 25. Preoperative Assessment of the Cancer Patient for Noncardiovascular Surgery by Marc A. Rozner, Shital Vachhani, Teresa Moon, and January Y. Tsai Chapter 26. Advanced Heart Failure in Patients with Cancer by Sadeer G. Al-Kindi and Guilherme H. Oliveira Chapter 27. Pregnancy and the Heart in Cancer Patients and Survivors by Kara A. Thompson Chapter 28. Exercise in the Cancer Patient: Cardiac Considerations by Susan C. Gilchrist Index

© Doody’s Review Service Reviewer: Manar Jbara, MD (East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine) Description This is the third edition of multiauthored reference on cancer and cardiovascular disease. The chapter authors are national and international thought leaders in their respective fields. Purpose This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the interactions of cancer and multiple disease states in patients who have or at high risk of having heart disease. Audience The intended audience includes cardiologists, oncologists, internists, physicians in training, and researchers. Features The first of the book’s 28 chapters focus on the effects of cancer treatment on the heart. Subsequent chapters discuss the contemporary and older cardiac imaging techniques with an emphasis on the clinical problems facing physicians. The final chapters focus on special vital subjects related to cancer patients and their families. The numerous evidence-based tables, graphs, and illustrations with appropriate references are easy to understand, and the concepts are fairly detailed. Assessment The quality of the book is excellent. It is a valuable resource for anyone practicing or involved in the field of cardio-oncology, from cardiologists and oncologists to fellows in training, nurse practitioners, researchers, and even medical students. Read the Cancer and the Heart review scores

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Book Details

634 pages


8.5 in. x 11 in.

Publication Date November 2019

Cardiologists, oncologists, internists, family physicians, nurses, clinical researchers, residents, and students

ISBN 9781607952978
eISBN 9781607959649