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What the Oncologist Needs to Know: How to Ask for a Cardiology Consultation

  • Paolo Spallarossa
  • Matteo Sarocchi
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Abstract

Oncologists require the intervention of a cardiologist to prevent, identify, and treat the cardiovascular complication related to cancer and cancer treatment. In the near future, the need for a cardiologic consultation for cancer patients might increase. This could be related to epidemiological consideration:

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinic of Cardiovascular Diseases and Coronary Intensive Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical SpecialtiesIRCCS San Martino Hospital ISTGenovaItaly
  2. 2.Clinical Research for Cardiovascular DiseasesIRCCS San Martino Hospital ISTGenovaItaly

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