Physical activity is proven to improve both physical and mental effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment, even if the activity needs to be modified to fit the patient's current abilities.
Painter and tattoo artist David Allen has used his skills to transform breasts scarred by surgical reconstruction into works of art.
Following the lead of a British cancer support organization, Teen Cancer America sponsors age-appropriate cancer center environments as well as peer and community support for adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Women with a history of breast cancer face a wide variety of challenges as they transition from the role of "patient" to "survivor".
Although many men obtain a second opinion regarding their prostate cancer care options, they seldom deviate from the original course of action.
A new meta-analysis examines the impact of palliative care services on patients' and caregivers' quality of life and outcomes.
Loss of bone density related to chemotherapy and adjuvant therapy for breast cancer can lead to debilitating hip and vertebral fractures. This discussion discusses the impact of resistance training for these patients.
A new card game helps patients and caregivers broach the difficult subject of end-of-life wishes and prioritize what's most important in their planning.
A nurse develops a tablet app that helps intubated patients communicate with their nurses, caregivers, and families.
Cancers that cause more readily noticeable physical changes can produce self-image challenges for patients. This discussion reviews what interventions can help validate patients' self-image concerns.
Including beans and whole grains such as rice in the diet is associated with a reduced burden of CRC in survivors.
Arm anthropometry is a better tool for assessing nutritional status of survivors of childhood cancer.
Cancer treatment during childbearing years increased risk of preterm birth and delivering low birth weight babies.
AYAs continue to report lower social functioning scores than their peers 2 years after diagnosis.
Increased risks among live births for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
Living in a high-poverty region is associated with lower access to obesity-related self-care resources.
Despite the known benefits of physical activity for breast cancer survivors, a large proportion of this population continues to be physically inactive after treatment.
ASCO endorses ACS head and neck survivorship care guideline, which supports health promotion, especially regarding tobacco cessation and dental care.
Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy has positive effects on sexual functioning in breast cancer survivors experiencing sexual dysfunction.
Clinical trials show pembrolizumab active against mucosal melanoma, extends survival in bladder cancer.
- Health Care Expansion Tied to Increased Rates of Surgical Treatment of Thyroid Cancer
- JAK1, JAK2 Inhibition Improves Outcomes in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, But More Is Needed
- Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer Responds to Abiraterone Acetate in Some Cases
- Beans, Whole Grains in Diet Beneficial for Colorectal Cancer Survivors
- Thyroid Cancer Incidence Increasing Among Younger, Hispanic, African American Populations
- Exercise, Psychological Interventions Better for Cancer Fatigue Than Medications
- ASCO Issues Global Guidance for HPV Vaccination for Cervical Cancer Prevention
- Discharge Events Improved With Standardized Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation
- Little Opposition to Early Palliative Care for Symptom Management in Pediatric Oncology
- Physical Activity Improves Outcomes for Patients with Breast Cancer and Survivors
- Primary Care Physicians Surveyed on Breast Cancer Screening Practices
- Low Acculturated Latina Women Reported Breast Cancer Treatment Experience Differently Than Other Groups
- Cost and Complication Rates Differ Among Early Breast Cancer Treatment Options
- Distress Management Tool Gets an Update, Patient Version
- PSA Screening Rates Level Off in United States
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