Bottinor WJ, Soslow JH, Godown J, Stoddard MF, Osmundson EC, Lenneman CG, Friedman DL, Borinstein SC. Childhood cancer survivors: The integral role of the cardiologist and cardiovascular imaging. American heart journal. 2020 Dec;226(226). 127-139. PMID: 32531502 [PubMed]
With 80% of childhood cancer survivors (CCS) alive 30 years after diagnosis, preventable causes of death, such as cardiovascular disease resulting from initial cancer therapy, becomes an important metric. This leads to a more pronounced role for cardiologists in the care of CCS.