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  • Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, is named the director of Dana-Farber's Adult Survivorship Program and the Lance Armstrong Foundation Clinic. An accomplished clinician-researcher, Partridge is nationally recognized for contributions to the fields of breast cancer in young women and cancer survivorship.

Tags: Appointments, Survivorship

  • World Cancer Day is Saturday, February 4th. Focusing on this year's theme of prevention, Dana-Farber's Judy Garber, MD, MPH, says simple lifestyle changes can reduce your cancer risk.

Tags: Prevention, 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

  • 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.

Tags: Survivorship

  • The number of cancer survivors reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute demonstrates how important it is to provide survivors with the care and follow-up they need to live healthy lives, says Dana-Farber's Dr. Lisa Diller.

Tags: Exercise, Survivorship

  • The findings suggest childhood cancer survivors and their doctors should factor the increased likelihood of GI troubles into plans for monitoring survivors' health.

Tags: Survivorship

  • Dana-Farber experts explain how treatment summaries and care plans can guide cancer survivors and their physicians through health care decisions in the future.

Tags: OralCancer, Survivorship

  • 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.

Tags: Survivorship

  • Partnership will provide care, education, and support to cancer survivors in an underserved, diverse Boston community.

Tags: Disparities, Survivorship

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