Elevated Troponins in a Patient with Colorectal Cancer

Author: C. Andrew Kistler, MD, PharmD, RPh

Chief Complaint

JW, a 64-year-old woman, complains of chest pain that is not entirely associated with exertion 5 days after hospital admission for the administration of FOLFOX chemotherapy to treat colorectal cancer (CRC).

Relevant Medical History

• Hypertension
• Hyperlipidemia
• Recent diagnosis of CRC
• ...