Cardiac Complications in Blood Cancers

It is crucial that oncology nurses monitor for cardiac complications in their patients with hematologic malignancies. And when one is discovered, they must act.

It is crucial that oncology nurses monitor for cardiac complications in their patients with hematologic malignancies. And when one is discovered, they must act.

In this episode of “The Vitals,” we spoke with Brenda Shelton, DNP, RN, APRN-CNS, CCRN, AOCN, a clinical nurse specialist at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. She discusses heart issues that can arise in patients with blood cancer, and what oncology nurses need to know. She gives a sneak peek of her upcoming presentation at the NCCN Virtual Annual Congress on Hematologic Malignancies and NCCN Virtual Nursing Forum, a free, online conference October 8-10.