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In this lecture, Robin Girdhar, MD, explains strategies to prevent cardiotoxicity. Dr. Girdhar also discusses how to recognize the risk factors associated with, and strategies to help identify chemotherapy-related cardiotoxicity.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the risk factors associated with chemotherapy-related cardiotoxicity
  • Recognize appropriate diagnostic strategies to identify chemotherapy-related cardiotoxicity
  • Initiate appropriate modification strategies to prevent or limit cardiotoxicity


Dr. Girdhar has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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Release Date: 3/24/2020 | Last Modified On: 3/24/2020 | Expires: 3/24/2021

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