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What are the long-term cardiovascular effects of cancer therapy? Do childhood cancer survivors have reduced cardiac functions?

To study adult cancer survivors who received cancer therapy during childhood. What are their cardiovascular functions as compared to adults who did not receive cancer therapy. Reduction of cardiovascular functions after anticancer therapy may take years to develop. These undesirable complications can compromise quality of life or shorten life span. This study will provide evidence-based guidelines for physicians to choose... more »

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What are the genetic, comorbid risk factors, and anticancer agents that contribute to heart failure after cancer therapy

Goals:To study the epidemiology of cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy in order to design prevention strategy and precision treatment of cancer patients while minimizing debilitating cardiovascular complications. Methods: compare data on genetic, co morbid risk factors, and anticancer agents used in association with cardiovascular complications after cancer therapy. Expected outcomes: This study will provide... more »

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Cancer and clot: What is the incidence and timing of thromboembolism after cancer diagnosis

Conduct research to understand the epidemiology of thromboembolism after cancer diagnosis and identify the contributing factors. Thromboembolism can cause treatment dilemma as many anticancer treatments cause thrombocytopenia. Better understanding of the timing and risk factors can provide evidence-based management of cancer patients without the risks of life threatening bleeding or thromboembolism. Possible risk factors... more »

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