Slowly progressive weight lifting can reduce incidence of physical function deterioration.
Cancer survivors most frequently seek information about cancer recurrence.
The inability to have children as a result of cancer treatment can be a significant loss for patients and their caregivers. These tips can help nurses guide patients as they learn to cope.
Childhood cancer survivors with a cancer diagnosis between 1970 and 1986 were found to be more than five times as likely as cancer-free individuals to be enrolled on a federal social security disability assistance program.
Certain cancer treatments can be linked to later weight gain.
Brachytherapy, with or without external beam radiation, can improve survival in women with inoperable, early stage endometrial cancer.
Survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma seem to be at greater risk for cardiovascular events, according to recent research.
Exercise and physical activity should be considered as therapeutic options for lung cancer as they have been shown to reduce symptoms, increase exercise tolerance, improve quality of life, and potentially reduce length of hospital stay after surgery.
A large percentage of survivors of breast cancer have symptoms suggesting underlying sleep disorders that require referral.
Childhood cancer survivors are more likely than the general population to suffer at least one chronic health condition.
The oncology triage nurse has the potential to improve patient outcomes along the continuum of care when serving as a pivotal conduit.
A program improves the transition from pediatric to adult survivorship care has had a 100% increase in referrals.
Current unemployment for head and neck cancer survivors linked to harder physical work, surgical treatment, and risky alcohol consumption.
An estimated 388,501 survivors of childhood cancer are living in the United States today and nearly one-third of them have a severe, disabling, or life-threatening condition, according to a new study.
Breast cancer survivors have a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer, especially within 5 years of their breast cancer diagnosis, according to a national database analysis.
Adult cancer survivors continue to face a variety of unmet needs years after treatment, including anxiety and chronic pain.
A prospective study found that patients with human papillomavirus-related disease had better treatment response than HPV-negative patients.
A previous history of cancer cancer did not impact clinical outcomes in advanced lung cancer patients and these patients therefore should be considered for inclusion in clinical trials, according to a study .
Oncology care teams should provide more guidance on lifestyle change as part of survivorship care, according to recent research.
Long-lasting effects of cancer can plague patients for years after they complete their treatments. In this study, researchers sought to measure which problems plagued patients the most and for the longest time.
Guideline outlines recommended follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors
Transitions from one stage of cancer care to another are pivotal points of vulnerability for patients. The most significant point comes at the end of treatment, as patients face life forever changed.
A recent, groundbreaking new study found that children of melanoma survivors are not adhering to sun protection recommendations.
An intervention aimed at an under-represented group of Latina breast cancer survivors helped encourage better eating habits and nutrition.
According to results of a new, retrospective study, the risk of developing leukemia after radiation therapy or chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer is double that previously reported.
Radiogenomics is maturing into a predictor of patients' likelihood of experiencing radiotoxicities and late radiation effects.
Many cancer survivors face disease- and treatment-related physical and mental challenges even decades after being cured of their disease.
A new digital program using a Web site and social media aims to meet the unique support needs of women younger than 40 years with breast cancer.
Adult survivors of retinoblastoma, a type of eye cancer that usually develops in early childhood, are typically free from long-lasting effects, a new study shows.
The surveillance and follow-up of breast cancer survivors has the potential to improve, from the perspective of both patients and the health system.
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