Burgeoning Cardio-Oncology Programs: Challenges and Opportunities for Early Career Cardiologists/Faculty Directors.

@article{Okwuosa2015BurgeoningCP,
  title={Burgeoning Cardio-Oncology Programs: Challenges and Opportunities for Early Career Cardiologists/Faculty Directors.},
  author={Tochukwu M Okwuosa and Ana Marija Bara{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={1193-7}
}
F rom 1935 to 2013, cardiovascular diseases and cancer have been the 2 leading causes of death such that, in 2010, heart disease and cancer accounted for 46% of all deaths in the United States (1). Notwithstanding, owing to the success gained in finding treatments and cures for various cancers, overall cancer survival rate has skyrocketed, with about 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States (1). Ironically, the clinical success of cancer therapy is attenuated by comorbid… CONTINUE READING