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Prostate Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

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Do prostate cancer patients face increased cardiovascular disease risk? Is this risk higher for Black men compared to White men with prostate cancer? Delve into the role of chronic toxic stress in cardiovascular disease among prostate cancer patients and discover strategies to mitigate cardiovascular risks. Join Dr. Avirup Guha from Georgia Cancer Center to uncover these insights in the session.


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Dr. Avirup Guha
Dr. Avirup Guha, MD, MPH, RPVI, FICOS, FACC, Inaugural Director of Cardio-Oncology

Dr. Avirup Guha is an American Heart Association-funded physician-scientist who has dedicated his clinical and research work to the field of disparities in cardio-oncology. He is the current director of cardio-oncology at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his cardiology fellowship at the Ohio State University. He is board certified in cardiology, echocardiography, cardiac CT, and cardio-oncology. His research focuses specifically on disparities in cardiovascular outcomes in men with prostate cancer. To learn about Dr. Guha, his research, and his work, please feel free to visit: