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Cardio-Oncology: A Little-Known Lifesaver [Video]

Even though cancer is a serious diagnosis, there are reasons for optimism. Advances are regularly being made in developing promising new treatments.

We’re also making progress in managing the side effects some cancer treatments can have.

When cancer treatments are powerful enough to kill aggressive cancer cells, they can also cause side effects that result in other health concerns, such as heart damage.

The field known as cardio-oncology brings a team of medical professionals together to help mitigate the negative side effects some cancer treatments can have on the heart.

What should you know about cardio-oncology? Watch our brief video to learn about the benefits of cardio-oncology. See what Aurora Health Care is doing today to help cancer survivors.

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Meet the Author

Jodi Burany, NP, is a nurse practitioner at the Karen Yontz Center for Cardio-Oncology at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI. 

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