Issues in Cancer Survivorship

Issues in Cancer Survivorship

Perceptions Facilitate, Prohibit Clinical Trial Participation by African American Patients

Recruiting African American patients into more clinical trials for cancer treatment is necessary to learn more about differences in results among different ethnic groups and provide more opportunities for underrepresented minorities to benefit from cutting-edge care.  But it’s been a challenge, thanks in part to mistrust in the healthcare system and research among this population. …

How Does Occupational Status Affect Quality of Life in Cancer Survivors?

As cancer treatments advance and survival rates increase, how is the quality of life among cancer survivors? Outside factors such as employment can play a large role in this. Among patients who are undergoing treatment or have survived cancer, what can the specifics of their occupational status tell us about their quality of life?
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