Wenyong Tan

Southern Medical University

Prof. Dr. Wenyong Tan has been a clinical oncologist for more than 20 years, and he is the director of the Department of Oncology, Shenzhen Hospital of Southern Medical University. Dr. Tan He has been devoted to the radiotherapy and anti-cancer drugs therapy cancer diagnosis and treatment, especially focusing on lung cancer, breast cancer as well as head and neck cancer. He is also an active clinically translational researchers and mainly focus on the optimizing the cancer treatment strategies and minimizing the cancer therapy associated cardiac toxicities. Dr. Tan has published more than 50 academic papers in collaboration with co-authors and nine international academic meeting abstracts.

Wenyong Tan

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Cardiotoxicity may be caused by radiotherapy and/or anticancer agents for many malignancies, adverse effects of some drugs in the context of medical intervention or heavy metal intake, especially during the anticancer therapy. This book intends to bring forward the recent development in toxicities from cancer treatment. It updates the possible mechanisms of cardiotoxicities of some anticancer agents and the suggested prevention and treatment strategies. This book contains many valuable contributions from the researchers in oncology and cardiology as well as the clinicians who are experts in this field.

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