Managing your health means watching out for the whole of you. Cancer and cancer treatment can strain other parts of your body, like your heart. Our heart oncology team is here to help.
Heart cancer is extremely rare. And, not every person with cancer has heart disease risks. But if you do have heart cancer or heart disease while receiving cancer treatment, having cardio-oncology specialists on your care team can make a big difference in your recovery.
We’re dedicated to maintaining your heart health while providing you with the most sensible cancer treatment options.
Do I Need a Heart Oncology Specialist?
You should see a cardio-oncologist if you:
- Have a heart tumor or heart cancer
- Are at risk for or have heart disease and have been diagnosed with cancer
- Will receive a cancer treatment that may negatively affect your heart
- Have heart symptoms, like weakness, dizziness, leg or foot swelling, chest pain or irregular heartbeats, during cancer treatment
- Are a cancer survivor whose heart may have been damaged by cancer therapy
- Have been treated for cancer in the past and develop new heart problems
Our cardio-oncology service can improve your cancer treatment experience. And keeping a healthy heart can help you lead a fuller life following treatment.