Cardiology Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Cardiology Career and Resource Center! Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect cardiology employment opportunity, too. 

2018 Cardiology Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2018 LocumTenens.com Cardiology Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com cardiology salary survey highlight annual average cardiology salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report.

Testicular cancer survivors at higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Source: United Press International

A new study announced on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network has revealed that men who have survived testicular cancer have a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Survivors that went through chemotherapy or radiation therapy showed higher risks of developing cardiovascular disease. When compared to men that did not have testicular cancer, more survivors had higher blood pressure, higher cholesterol levels and were more likely to be overweight. Doctors are encouraged to screen testicular cancer survivors for cardiovascular disease.

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New urine test measures hypertension drugs

Source: NPR

A new urine test developed measures levels of the 80 different types of blood pressure and cholesterol medication prescribed to treat hypertension. Research has shown that approximately half of patients prescribed to hypertension medication do not actually take it as prescribed. Doctors are confident this test may make it easier for patients to admit why they aren't taking medications whether it be for financial reasons or problems with side effects of the medication. The new test will allow physicians and patients to find the best medication for them.

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