Why cardio-oncology is necessary today-from a viewpoint of the tumor internal medicine

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Abstract

Cancer and cardiovascular disease are 2 major disease of the Japanese cause of death. Both patients with cancer complicated with cardiovascular disease and patients with cancer developing cardiovascular disorder during cancer therapy are increasing recently. Because aging is the onset risk factor, as for these, it is predicted that the patients with both cancer and cardiovascular disease increase more and more by the arrival of the aging society. Recently, the new research field called cardio- oncology (or onco-cardiology) has been established, and the cooperation of medical oncologist and cardiologist becomes indispensable.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2048-2051
Number of pages4
JournalJapanese Journal of Cancer and Chemotherapy
Volume44
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Dec

Keywords

  • Anti-cancer drug
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Cardiovascular disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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