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Dr. Riccardo Asteggiano ,
In 2016 the Task Force for Cancer Treatment Toxicity was established and a Position Paper on this topic was published.
In spring 2017 we had the idea to move forward and founded a group inside the ESC on Cardio-Oncology. Following on from a Task Force meeting in Barcelona, it was decided to officially ask the constitution of an ESC Council of Cardio-Oncology. In August 2018 the General Assembly of the ESC definitively approved the Council of Cardio Oncology (CCO) that I have the pleasure to chair for this two year period.
Our aims are to bring together the specialists in the field and the specialists coming from Oncology, Hematology, Radiotherapy and related disciplines to enhance the knowledge and the standard of care for Cardio-Oncology patients in Europe.
We will focus our work around all the pillars of the ESC Strategic Plan: Advocacy, Congresses, Research, Membership, and Education.
Since the Council’s creation we have already been working on:
Membership is free and gives access to:
Looking forward to having you on board.Best wishes
Dr. Riccardo Asteggiano MD FESCChair of the Council of Cardio-Oncology 2018-2020
Our Mission: To Reduce the Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
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