Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence

The vision for the Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence at Washington University is to catalyze a vibrant collaborative discipline that is the international leader in providing the best clinical care, a vital resource for the most innovative clinical research, and has a commitment to understanding the basic mechanistic underpinnings to cancer therapeutic effectiveness and optimal management of potential cardiovascular impact.

Mission- Eliminate cardiac disease as a barrier to effective cancer therapy in all of our patients at Washington University School of Medicine

Vision- Create a comprehensive program based on collaboration among clinicians and researchers in Cardiology and Oncology that is dedicated to providing safe completion of cancer therapies and lifetime avoidance of preventable cardiovascular complications related to cancer and the treatments that are involved.

 

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Our Team

Our multidisciplinary team of expert physicians and nurses includes:

Clinical expertise

The Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence at Washington University School of Medicine works closely with the Siteman Cancer Center Physicians to provide expertise in diagnostic testing, medical management, and interventional and surgical procedures for cancer patients.

The Cardio-Oncology Center of Excellence at Washington University is unique because of it brings together cardiologists, oncologists, basic, translational, and clinical researchers who work together in promoting the cardiovascular health in patients with active cancer or survivors. Collaboration among investigators who have diverse expertise at Washington University and with other investigators worldwide allow for clinical research as an ongoing component of patient care. At Washington University, the Center for Cardiovascular Research is coordinating with the team of Cardio-Oncology physicians to examine underlying cardiac mechanisms affected by cancer treatments and develop biomarkers that may improve patient outcomes by employing ongoing evaluation and cardiac interventions. In this way, Cardio-Oncology at Washington University is striving to be the leader in defining cardiovascular care for cancer patients.

 

Patient information

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Patients: 314-362-1291 or 888-210-8375