News tagged ‘Survivorship’ clear
- A new report showing that breast cancer patients treated with low doses of radiation therapy have a heightened risk of heart disease suggests that physicians need to work with patients before, during, and after treatment to minimize that risk.
Tags: BreastCancer, Radiation, Survivorship
- Tens of thousands of childhood cancer survivors are now in their 20s, 30s, and beyond, facing life-long risks of treatment-related health issues. Increasingly, primary care physicians will need to be knowledgeable about symptoms and complaints that might be related to cancer treatments their patients received decades ago.
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Survivorship, Leukemia
- The findings suggest childhood cancer survivors and their doctors should
factor the increased likelihood of GI troubles into plans for
monitoring survivors' health.
- The connection between childhood cancer survivors' physical health
issues and their risk for suicidal thoughts points to a need for
integration between physical and emotional post-treatment clinical care.
- A report from the nation's leading cancer organizations that will be
published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows
rates of death in the United States from all cancers for men and women
continued to decline between 2003 and 2007.
- Coping with cancer during the holidays can turn the season from joyful to stressful and full of anxiety. Here's some advice to help patients and their friends and family cope and celebrate this season.
Tags: PatientSupport, Survivorship, CopingWithCancer
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