Childhood cancer survivors are at heightened risk of a wide range of autoimmune diseases. Diabetes and Addison's disease make up almost half of the excess cases, according to the findings.
Dietary habits have a profound impact on cancer survivorship. A recent study found that unfortunately many survivors do not adhere to healthy dietary guidelines, and those who smoke are even less likely to follow the guidelines.
Elderly cancer survivors with high self-efficacy for performing strength and endurance exercise may benefit from home-based lifestyle counseling.
Researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center sought to assess the effects of treatment for brain tumors in children over 10 years of follow-up.
Findings based on small study of childhood cancer survivors with treatment-related deficits shows benefits of computerized cognitive intervention.
Patients successfully treated at age 15 to 39 are nearly 60 percent more likely to develop another cancer, necessitating continued screening.
Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors have lower working memory performance compared with healthy adults, according to research from Georgia State University and Emory University, in Atlanta.
Guidelines and novel approaches are helping clinicians to more effectively manage this debilitating side effect of radiation treatment for cancer.
Clinically meaningful weight loss over two years in overweight/obese survivors of breast cancer can be achieved via weight loss intervention.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its second in a series of cancer survivorship care guidelines.
What would be the ideal TSH level for patients after total thyroidectomy for cancer of the papillary thyroid?
New study strengthens the case that some adolescents and young adults with cancer may struggle in later adulthood with brain and emotional function.
Many breast cancer survivors in Appalachia neglect taking critical follow-up treatment, even though their insurance would cover the cost, a study has found.
A new study has examined the unique challenges facing cancer survivors that wish to adopt a child.
It is important that patients are advised early about the effect radiotherapy toxicity can have on their sexual anatomy and overall sexual health.
Researchers have found that cancer survivors' options for adoption may be limited by adoption agencies' policies.
For patients with radiation-induced xerostomia, ALTENS may reduce symptom burden with less side effects than current standard treatment.
A new study identified several factors that inhibit the efforts of cancer survivors who smoke to quit.
BALTIMORE, MD—For more aggressive cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), posttreatment surveillance with molecular imaging could mean the early start of a new, life-saving treatment. This was presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2015 Annual Meeting.
The emotional state and health of a cancer survivor's spouse can affect their own well being, a recent study indicates.
New templates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) will augment successful cancer survivorship care planning. But a stronger effort toward implementation is still needed.
Long-term childhood cancer survivors have greater prevalence of abnormal global longitudinal strain and diastolic function.
Cancer survivors' information needs differed over time depending on the topic, and these trends varied by cancer type.
Depending on the type of cancer faced, the needs of survivors can vary.
Modifying pediatric cancer treatments may reduce occurrence of late effects and promoting early detection, indicated data from a 5-year analysis of childhood cancers survivors presented at ASCO 2015.
As of 2012 in the U.S. there were 14 million cancer survivors, a number that is expected to grow to 18 million by 2022.
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.
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