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Matthew J. Ehrhardt, MD, MS

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty

Matthew J. Ehrhardt, MD, MS is an associate member in the Departments of Oncology, and Epidemiology and Cancer Control at St. Jude. View full bio.

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The heart of the matter – cancer survivors and heart disease

Matthew J. Ehrhardt, MD

Cancer treatments can result in damage to the heart both during treatment and years following completion of therapy. As many cancer survivors are now living longer into adulthood, we’re gaining a better understanding of some of the late effects of cancer treatments that we weren’t able to observe before.