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Subscribe to Receive the Second Issue of JACC: CardioOncology

December 13, 2019

ACC's newest JACC Journal, JACC: CardioOncology, will publish its second issue on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The highly anticipated second issue will be feature state-of-the-art reviews, primers, research letters, viewpoints and case challenges on topics such as ischemia and bleeding in cancer patients undergoing PCI, hypertension in cancer patients and survivors, increased cancer prevalence in peripartum cardiomyopathy, and much more.

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Innovation in Precision Cardio-Oncology

December 10, 2019

Feature Article

Many of us can remember that patient with heart failure – that woman with cardiomyopathy we discovered was due to anthracycline chemotherapy years earlier, around two decades ago. How can something meant to cure and help her end up hurting her? That is the predicament in which we find ourselves in cardio-oncology. We choose this field to be among those who bring hope, health and healing to many individuals who have ever been diagnosed with cancer.

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Sign Up For “Microvolunteer” Opportunities

October 28, 2019

Member Engagement Opportunities at the ACC

There are a lot of big ways to get involved with the College – being on a Section Leadership Council, participating on a taskforce or committee, or serving as faculty for a live course, to name a few. However, we know that not everyone has the time for some of these larger-scale commitments. That's why the ACC is excited to announce the launch of our Microvolunteering Platform.

Bonnie Ky, MD, FACC

Learn Emerging Cardio-Oncology Strategies to Improve Patient Care

October 3, 2019

Educational Opportunities

Join course directors Ana Barac, MD, PhD, FACC, and Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE, FACC, at ACC's Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient course, as they provide you with the best practices and emerging strategies needed to improve patient care in your everyday practice.

Bonnie Ky, MD, FACC

JACC: CardioOncology Publishes First Issue

October 3, 2019

Highlights From JACC

The first issue of ACC's newest JACC Journal, JACC: CardioOncology, is now online, providing a comprehensive new resource to better understand and apply evolving research surrounding the cardiovascular health of cancer patients and survivors.

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JACC: Case Reports Second Issue Now Live

August 29, 2019

Highlights From JACC

The second issue of JACC: Case Reports is now online. Accompanied by a summary podcast from Editor-in-Chief Julia Grapsa, MD, PhD, FACC, the issue includes a mini-focus issue on interventional complications and their management, a heart care team/multidisciplinary team live case, clinical vignettes, an electrocardiogram challenge, a quality improvement project and many informative clinical cases.

Cardiology Magazine; July 2019

Check Out the July Issue of Cardiology; Your Member Magazine

July 23, 2019

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

Cardiology is the ACC's flagship member magazine — your member magazine — providing cardiovascular professionals with a comprehensive source for clinical and professional news. Find links to all of the July issue's articles and share on social media!

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Submit Your Next Manuscript to JACC: CardioOncology

June 27, 2019

Announcements

For researchers examining the complex and growing field of cardio-oncology, JACC: CardioOncology offers an excellent opportunity to publish in the highly read, highly ranked JACC Journals family.

Chapters

Preparing the CV Workforce to Care For Oncology Patients

May 9, 2019

Highlights From JACC

Preparing the cardiovascular workforce for the care of a growing population of cancer patients is necessary to enhance the delivery of high-quality cardiovascular care for these patients with cancer, according to a review paper published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Chapters

Editors-in-Chief Named For Two New JACC Journals

March 6, 2019

Announcements

Julia Grapsa, MD, PhD, FACC, and Bonnie Ky, MD, FACC, have been named Editors-in-Chief of the two newest JACC Journals – JACC: Case Reports and JACC: CardioOncology – launching in June and September, respectively.

International Center Latest News

Acknowledge World Cancer Day on Feb. 4

January 31, 2019

Announcements

Join the ACC in recognizing World Cancer Day on Feb. 4 as part of American Heart Month. ACC's Cardio-Oncology Section was created to improve the cardiovascular health of patients with cancer and cancer survivors through education, training, research development and interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Last Call For Applicants: Editors-in-Chief

January 8, 2019

Announcements

Individuals interested in applying for one of two new JACC Journal Editor-in-Chief positions must submit applications by Tuesday, Jan. 15.

New Cardio-Oncology Resources Page on ACC.org

October 15, 2018

Announcements

The editors of the on ACC.org have created a new Cardio-Oncology Resources Page. The page is organized into 30 topics and nearly 100 subtopics in the field of cardio-oncology. The goal is to archive original clinical content curated by the editorial team as well as selected publications on relevant topics in an easy-to-navigate topic outline format. Users can drill down by topic to hand-picked articles and quizzes, and they can also submit suggestions for content or categories.

Advancing the CV Care of the Oncology Patient; Jan. 25-27; The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC

Learn Emerging Cardio-Oncology Strategies to Improve Patient Care

October 12, 2018

Educational Opportunities

Join course directors, Ana Barac, MD, PhD, FACC and Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE, FACC at Advancing the Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient as they provide you with the best practices and emerging strategies needed to improve patient care in your everyday practice.

International Center Latest News

Oct. 19 Deadline: THRIVE to Award Up to Six Grants For Cancer Research

October 2, 2018

THRIVE, which aims to help improve quality of life for cancer survivors through innovative research and community building, is accepting letters of intent for up to six grants to academic or clinical researchers. As a partner in the inaugural Biden Cancer Summit, a total of $225,000 will be awarded. Letters of intent are due by Oct. 19.

Cardiology Magazine, Sept. 2018

Cardio-Oncology Section | The September Issue of Cardiology, YOUR Member Magazine, is Live! Read it All Online!

September 21, 2018

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The September 2018 issue of Cardiology, YOUR member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

ACC.19 Update

ACC Members, ACC.19 Registration is Now Open!

September 12, 2018

ACC Annual Scientific Session 2019

ACC.19 registration is NOW OPEN exclusively for ACC members. Nonmember registration will open Wednesday, Sept. 26. Register early for the lowest rates and best selection of hotel rooms!

Cardiology Magazine August 2018

Cardio-Oncology Section | The August Issue of Cardiology, YOUR Member Magazine, is Live! Read it All Online!

August 16, 2018

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The August 2018 issue of Cardiology, YOUR member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

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The Cardiologist and the Cancer Patient

July 30, 2018

Highlights From JACC

The novelty of cardio-oncology and its associated concepts lends itself to administrative, clinical, research-related and educational challenges that may require attention in the near future as the field continues to advance, according to an article recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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Cancer and Heart Disease by the Numbers

June 28, 2018

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

A recent "Number Check" article published in Cardiology magazine provides statistics on patients with cancer and their risk of heart disease.

Member Benefits

How to Code and Bill For Cardio-Oncology

May 17, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

Health care in the U.S. has dominated the social, political and financial arena in the past decade, and the overall health of the population lags far behind other countries that spend much less. In this expert analysis, Anita Arnold, DO, FACC; Cathleen Biga, MSN, RN; and Debra Mariani, discuss why providers need to understand how their data are reported and coded and where they can look to see gaps in documentation.

Member Benefits

Review of Malignant Primary Cardiac Tumors

April 30, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

On the rare occasion that primary cardiac tumors occur, about 75 percent are benign and 25 percent are malignant, and about 75 percent of the malignant tumors are sarcoma. Most cardiac surgeons and cardiologists will have minimal experience with primary cardiac malignancy.

Member Benefits

Recent Content on the Cardio-Oncology Clinical Topic Collection

April 30, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

A recent journal scan reviews a study that determined if heart failure (HF) is associated with cancer incidence and cancer-specific mortality. Using participants from the Physicians’ Health Studies I and II, which are two randomized controlled trials of aspirin and vitamin supplements that included annual health evaluations and determination of cancer and HF diagnoses, the authors confirmed that HF is not associated with an increased risk of cancer among male physicians.

Meetings

The Road to Improving CV Health of Cancer Patients and Survivors

March 15, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

On Feb. 16 – 18, 2018, ACC’s Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient meeting took place in Washington, DC. This educational opportunity was presented by emerging pioneers in cardio-oncology and offered interactive case discussions, debates, breakout sessions and roundtables, and evidence-based treatment strategies that address pre, intra and post-chemotherapy heart health.

Member Benefits

Cardio-Oncology: Furthering the Discussion

January 23, 2018

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

A recent article published in Cardiology reviews how the ACC and many of its members have been actively involved in discussions related to cardio-oncology, particularly around new approaches to prevent or manage cardiovascular disease.

Meetings

Hear From the Experts on the Hottest Trials From AHA 2017

November 22, 2017

In the latest ACC Cardiology Hour, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, is joined by Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC; Rachel J. Lampert, MD, FACC; Prediman K. Shah, MD, MACC; and Chadwick W. Stouffer, MD, in a roundtable discussion of the hottest trials from AHA 2017 in Anaheim, CA. Among the trials discussed are DACAB, CANVAS, EXSCEL, POISE-2 and more.

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New Patient Resource

November 17, 2017

Quick Reads and Recommendations

Thanks to the work of members of the Cardio-Oncology section and the Eastern Cooperative Group-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ECOG-ACRIN) Cardiotoxicity Working Group, a new Cardio-Oncology resource for patients has been published on CardioSmart.org.



Upcoming Meeting

Meeting | Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient

September 28, 2017

Save the Date

February 16, 2018 - February 18, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
Course Director(s): Ana Barac, MD,PHD,FACC; Bonnie Ky, MD, FACC

In the United States, an estimated 14.5 million individuals have a history of cancer, representing a prevalent and rapidly growing population that has benefited from remarkable advances in cancer treatment. Given this staggering statistic, clinicians often encounter patients with cancer and cancer survivors who have significant cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease. For the rapidly evolving cardio-oncology field, The American College of Cardiology presents Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient, an educational opportunity education offering contemporary care strategies for healthcare providers involved in cardio-vascular care of cancer patients and cancer survivors. Join emerging pioneers in the field of cardio-oncology as they present, through interactive case discussions, debates, breakout sessions and roundtables, evidence-based treatment strategies that address pre, intra and post-chemotherapy heart health.

Welcome

Apply for ACC’s Membership Committee by Sept. 22

September 12, 2017

Member Engagement Opportunities at the ACC

In conjunction with the ACC Committee Nominations cycle, the College’s Membership Committee is now accepting applications through Sept. 22. The Membership Committee was established as part of the 2015 College’s governance transformation and serves as standing committee of the College, reporting directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cardiology August 2017

The August 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

August 21, 2017

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The August 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

Member Benefits

ACC: Cardiovascular Imaging Call For Papers: Cardiovascular Imaging in Cardio-Oncology

August 9, 2017

Highlights From JACC

In line with the promise to meticulously define the role of cardiac imaging in managing various cardiovascular diseases around the world, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging will publish a themed issue focusing on imaging in cardio-oncology in early 2018. The issue will highlight current and future roles of cardiovascular imaging in understanding the effects of cancer on the heart, as well as diagnosing, monitoring and treating these conditions.

Cardiology Magazine, July 2017

The July 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

July 20, 2017

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The July 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

Meetings

Call For Applications: Annual Scientific Session Vice Chair

July 20, 2017

Member Engagement Opportunities at the ACC

The ACC is seeking qualified candidates to serve as vice chair of the Annual Scientific Session for a two-year term of office for ACC.19 and ACC.20, moving on to assume another two-year term as chair of ACC.21 and ACC.22.

Cardiology

The June 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

June 27, 2017

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The June 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!

Meetings

Recap of Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient Inaugural Course

June 13, 2017

Save the Date

ACC’s inaugural Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient course was held February 17-18, 2017, in Washington, DC. Led by Course Directors Ana Barac, MD, PhD, FACC (Cardio-oncology Section Chair) and Bonnie Ky (Cardio-oncology Council member), this educational offering provided attendees with clinically relevant, state-of-the-art, best practice strategies in the assessment, diagnosis and management of cardiovascular concerns for patients with cancer and those requiring survivorship care.

ACC.17

This Saturday: All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17

March 14, 2017

Attending ACC.17? Join us for the All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17! The event happening THIS Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis will give you a chance to learn more about what ACC's 19+ Member Sections are working to accomplish and to connect with members in your specialty or interest areas.

ACC.17

All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17

February 14, 2017

Upcoming Event

Save the Date for the All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17! Happening on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis, this event will give you a chance to learn more about what ACC’s 19+ Member Sections. Submit your RSVP to attend.

Meetings

Save the Date: Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient

September 15, 2016

Save the Date

Mark your calendars and save the date for ACC’s inaugural Advancing Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient course. Join colleagues and meet the experts in Washington, DC, Feb. 17 – 18 to receive case-based education and hands-on learning on the cardiovascular...

Meetings

FDA Public Workshop: CV Toxicity Assessment in Oncology Trials

August 22, 2016

Upcoming Event

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is hosting a public Cardio-Oncology workshop on Sept. 22 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET. Co-chaired by Laleh Amiri-Kordestani, MD, and Ana Barac, MD, FACC, chair of ACC’s Cardio-Oncology Member Section, this workshop will provide a forum for discussion of cardiovascular toxicity assessment within oncology clinical trials.

Cardiology Magazine

Ana Barac, MD, FACC: Leading the Charge For an Evolving Specialty

July 5, 2016

Highlights From Cardiology Magazine

The Spring issue of Cardiology magazine features an exclusive interview with Ana Barac, MD, FACC, chair of ACC’s newly established and rapidly developing Cardio-Oncology Section. “I have always been fascinated by molecular mechanisms, and I pursued clinical training to see how these mechanisms translate into disease and to help answer questions surrounding disease processes,” Barac explains...

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ACC.org Cardio-Oncology Clinical Topic Collection is Now Live!

June 16, 2016

Quick Reads and Recommendations

The Cardio-Oncology Clinical Topic Collection is now live on ACC.org. Get the latest insights into this evolving specialty, including thoughts on the future of cancer treatments, the efficacy of various therapies, cardiotoxicity and more. Managed by Editorial Team Lead Monika Jacqueline Leja, MD, FACC, the Collection aims to provide a robust compendium of expert analyses, journal articles, clinical trials, news stories and more.