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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Novel Anticancer Therapies and Hypertension: The Role of the Nephrologist

November 03, 2022 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: W311, Orange County Convention Center, West Building

Session Description

Several international guidelines and an American Heart Association statement are expected in the next year about hypertension in patients with cancer. Nephrologists are at the forefront of helping to diagnose, monitor, and manage these patients. There are important distinctions in the mechanisms of cancer therapy that drive higher risk of hypertension in patients undergoing treatment. This session provides an overview of the nephrologist's role with these patients, who require different approaches to monitoring and management than the general population.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the prevalence of hypertension among patients undergoing cancer therapy and its distinctive impact on target organs
  • Identify the mechanisms of hypertension induced by anticancer therapies
  • Discuss the unique aspects of diagnosis, monitoring, and management of hypertension in patients with cancer

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Hypertension and Cardiorenal Disorders
  • Onconephrology

Moderators

  • Kenar D. Jhaveri, MD, FASN
  • Sheron Latcha, MD, FASN

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