Site of metastasis is key to the length of time a patient can survive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).
Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Are Increased in Pediatric Survivors of Acute Lymphoblastic LeukemiaApril 04, 2016
Emotional distress during and after undergoing chemotherapy for ALL affects a significant percentage of children with the disease.
The Samfund is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to easing the lasting financial effects of cancer treatments for young adults with the disease.
A weekly dose of temsirolimus 75 mg was found to be active in patients with relapsed/refractory primary CNS lymphoma (PCNSL); however, only some patients achieved long-term control.
Patients who have had cancer recently can still be treated with antibodies against tumor necrosis factor for inflammatory bowel disease.
Model Demonstrates Benefits of MRI Screening for Breast Cancer in Survivors of Childhood Hodgkin LymphomaMarch 15, 2016
Female survivors of childhood Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) who received chest radiation can reduce their risk of breast cancer through early screening.
Chemotherapy agents commonly used to treat childhood cancer impair eyesight in a way that indicates an impact on the CNS. The damage occurs to the patient's eye motor skills.
Unmet health information needs, even nearly a decade after a cancer diagnosis, were a key finding of a study of the needs of cancer survivors who are at least 9 years beyond an initial diagnosis.
As the American College of Surgeons' Commision on Cancer milestones approach, ASTRO publishes a template to ensure consistent, comprehensive survivorship care plans can be developed for cancer survivors whose treatment involved radiotherapy.
After experiencing the benefits of meditation to help himself cope with the stress of caring for patients with cancer, this oncologist leads classes teaching those patients to use the tool to better cope with their disease and its effects.
Smokers have good reason to quit the habit both before and after a breast cancer diagnosis.
US cancer survivors are not more likely than the general population to engage in all healthy lifestyle behaviors.
Survivorship care plans led to improved outcomes in a randomized, controlled trial reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium.
Adolescent and Young-adult Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma May Not Adhere to Follow-up RecommendationsJanuary 18, 2016
Within the first year posttreatment, more than half of Hodgkin lymphoma survivors did not receive all recommended care. However, 96% had their recommended oncology visits and 70% had the recommended laboratory tests within the first 5 years.
Lifelong screening is recommended for survivors of childhood cancer that affects the vision, in order to detect issues early.
New Studies Reveal Long-Term Vision-related Health Concerns of Survivors of Childhood Retinoblastoma and Brain CancerJanuary 11, 2016
Two new studies investigate the impact of retinoblastoma on long-term health of survivors and the long-term psychological and socio-economic effects of blindness in survivors of brain tumors.
Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is significantly better for cancer survivors than for persons with chronic diseases without cancer, based on questionnaire responses reported in a study.
Adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with hematologic malignancies experience significant psychological morbidities during treatment and early survivorship.
Medicaid benefits are an important part of the health care landscape for low-income cancer survivors.
American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology publish their breast cancer survivorship care guideline, providing care guidance for the estimated 3.1 million female adult survivors of breast cancer in the United States.
Radiotherapy is the most effective single modality for local control of Hodgkin lymphoma. Involved site radiotherapy is a recent innovation intended to reduce the risk of late effects—an urgent goal, particularly for adolescent and young adult patients.
There are benefits for breast and colorectal cancer survivors with mindfulness-based stress reduction, study data indicates.
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.
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- New Drug Combination Before Surgery May Improve Outcomes for Advanced HER2+ Breast Cancer
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